Yearly Archives: 2013

Microsoft to Utilize Wind Power as Data Center Power Alternative

Nov 12, 2013

Microsoft recently entered into an agreement with a Texas wind farm to power its San Antonio data center. READ MORE »

Colocation and Data Center Real Estate by the Numbers

Nov 11, 2013


EVIA iSolutions to Utilize IO’s Singapore Data Center

Nov 10, 2013

EVIA iSolutions, a leading provider of business continuity management solutions, selected IO's modular data center and Intelligent Control platform to back the company's services in the Asia-Pacific region. READ MORE »

City Hopes NSA’s Utah Data Center Will Attract Other Organizations

Nov 07, 2013

City officials in Bluffdale, Utah hope that the National Security Agency's new data center will be a motivating factor to bring additional businesses to the area. READ MORE »

Google’s Floating Data Center Design Shrouded in Mystery

Nov 01, 2013

While the purpose of two floating structures in San Francisco and Maine remains unconfirmed, several tech experts believe that they are Google data centers. READ MORE »

Schneider Electric to Offer Modular Data Center Design

Nov 01, 2013

Schneider Electric recently announced the availability of prefabricated modular data centers which meet Uptime Institute standards. READ MORE »

NTT Acquires Ashburn, Virginia and Denver, Colorado Data Center, Cloud, and Telecom Firms

Oct 30, 2013

NTT Communications Corporation, one of the leading global telecommunications companies, recently acquired a new service business as well as majority stake in a second to expand its cloud presence and colocation offerings. READ MORE »

Google to Increase Finance in Finland Data Center

Oct 30, 2013

Sources close to Google stated the search engine giant plans to increase its investment in a data center facility in Hamina, Finland. READ MORE »

Pacnet Awarded IDC License and Enters Key Partnership

Oct 25, 2013

Pacnet, a leader in integrated and full-service network and data center solutions, has engaged in a new partnership as well as received an Internet Data Center license that allows the company to grow its service footprint in Asia. READ MORE »

Seagate Technology Unveils Kinetic Open Storage Platform

Oct 25, 2013

Storage solutions provider Seagate Technology recently unveiled its newest advancement in data center technology: The Seagate Kinetic Open Storage platform. READ MORE »

QTS Profile and QTS IPO

Oct 24, 2013

QTS Profile and QTS IPO: Data Center REIT To Be Quality Realty Trust, Inc. (QTS) filed their Form S-11 Draft Registration Statement (DRS) with the SEC on May 31, 2013, and final prospectus on October 10, 2013. On Wednesday October 9, 2013 the QTS IPO was at $21.00 per share. QTS has been operating as […] READ MORE »

ViaWest to Construct Fifth Colorado Data Center

Oct 24, 2013

ViaWest recently announced plans to expand its Colorado data center presence with its fifth facility in the Denver area. READ MORE »

VMware Adds California and Virginia Facilities for vCloud Support

Oct 24, 2013

VMware recently announced the availability of the new vCloud Hybrid Service and opened two new data center facilities to support the anticipated demand for the cloud solution. READ MORE »

Equinix Renews Digital Realty Leases for Chicago, Dallas, L.A., Miami and D.C. Data Centers

Oct 24, 2013

Equinix recently announced the renewal of an agreement with Digital Realty Trust for five data center leases. READ MORE »

JPMorgan Chase to Adopt Bloom Fuel Cell Technology

Oct 24, 2013

Following in the environmentally conscious footsteps of leading data center power users like Apple, Google and eBay, financial service provider JPMorgan Chase recently announced they would utilize Bloom Energy fuel cells to provide energy to the company's Delaware data center. READ MORE »

US Signal Breaks Ground on Michigan Data Center

Oct 24, 2013

US Signal recently began construction on a new 20,000-square-foot data center in its hometown of Grand Rapids, Mich. READ MORE »

Data Center Design and Power Development Leaders Join WiredRE Board

Oct 22, 2013

Key Highlights: Jeff Gyzen joins WiredRE with expertise in data center design, standardization, and best practices. Robert Joyce brings over 30 years of transactional law and power development experience to the WiredRE. WiredRE has advised two of the top three global telecom firms and over half of the top banks in the US in transactions […] READ MORE »

Apple’s ‘Project Pillar’ Eyes Additional Data Center Real Estate

Oct 21, 2013

Although construction of their first Oregon data center is not yet complete, Apple reportedly has its sights set on future expansion. READ MORE »

Project Haystack Eyes Farmland for Data Center Real Estate

Oct 20, 2013

Guildford County, N.C. officials, in conjunction with the economic development initiative Project Haystack are considering utilizing a local prison farm as potential data center real estate. READ MORE »

Data Center Power Alternatives: Gas Turbines

Oct 20, 2013

Data center owners and operators are considering new power alternatives to cool equipment in their facilities, as well as gain insight through analyzing system data. READ MORE »

BladeRoom Announces Entrance into US Marketplace

Oct 18, 2013

BladeRoom Group, an industry leader in data center design and construction, announced it will broaden its horizons to include the North American marketplace. READ MORE »

Mississippi Data Center Market Receives $20 Million Investment from C Spire

Oct 18, 2013

C Spire recently announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art $20 million data center in Starkville, Miss. READ MORE »

Data Center Cloud Traffic Growing at 35 Percent

Oct 18, 2013

New data center research from Cisco predicted large growth in cloud traffic within data centers. READ MORE »

University of Delaware to Add Data Center to Campus

Oct 16, 2013

University of Delaware officials are planning to construct a data center and power plant on the institution's Science, Technology and Advanced Research campus. READ MORE »

Alpheus Communications Opens Second Texas Data Center

Oct 16, 2013

Fiber and networking solutions provider Alpheus Communications recently announced that it is expanding its Texas data center footprint with the launch of a second facility near Houston's business district. READ MORE »

Stream Data Centers Starting Build in San Antonio

Oct 16, 2013

Stream Data Centers recently announced that the company broke ground on a new facility in the Westover Hills Business Park of San Antonio, Texas. READ MORE »

Meltdowns Prevent Use of NSA’s Utah Data Center

Oct 16, 2013

The National Security Agency planned to have their new Bluffdale, Utah data center online before the beginning of October. However, severe electrical issues have halted those plans in their tracks. READ MORE »

IMN 4th Annual Event: Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Center

Oct 15, 2013

Information Management Network (IMN) is returning to the Bay Area for the 4th Annual Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers Forum on October 28th and 29th. The event offers 21 panel sessions featuring over 90 speakers, 35 of which are C-level and President from data center. The 2013 event in San Jose […] READ MORE »

Google Data Center Design May Save the Planet

Oct 13, 2013

In early 2007, Google quietly filed a patent application for a water-based data center design. The design was described as incorporating a “platform-mounted computer data center with sea-water based electrical generation and sea-water cooling.” Fast forward to 2013, and WiredRE has confirmed via credible sources that Google is now deploying, in whole or in part, […] READ MORE »

Harrison Resource Corp Plans Major Colorado Data Center

Oct 09, 2013

In 2010, Craig Harrison, founder of the Harrison Resource Corporation, purchased a desolate section of land in Colorado. READ MORE »

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