European Blog

Digital Realty Adds More Colocation Capacity to Silicon Valley Facility

I’m excited to announce that, beginning in early September, Digital Realty will add 1.6 MW of colocation capacity to our Santa Clara facility at 1100 Space Park. With densities capable of facilitating… Read more

July 30, 2018  |  Written by Joe Sacks, Sr. Director, Enterprise Solutions

First in the series of EMEA City Breakfast Briefings a success

The first in a series of EMEA Breakfast Briefings was hosted on a beautifully sunny day in London on Tuesday 26 June. Co-hosted by Andy Power, CFO, and Rob Coupland, MD EMEA, at a stunning location… Read more

July 19, 2018  |  Written by Amanda Sehmar, Marketing Manager

Why Interconnection is Critical for Emerging Technologies

In just about every industry and location, enterprise leaders are excited by the prospect of emerging technologies like AI, VR/AR, and IoT. But enabling these technologies and putting them to their… Read more

July 2, 2018  |  Written by Martin Triplett, Senior Director, Product Management

On-Demand Webinar: AI and the Second Wave of the Cloud

At the end of May, our CTO, Chris Sharp, was joined by Forrester’s Principal Analyst, Andre Kindness, to discuss the impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have on the data center industry and other… Read more

June 29, 2018  |  Written by Nadia Tuffaha, Sr. Content Marketing Manager

Digital Realty Earns 2018 Green Lease Leader Recognition

We are honored to have recently been named a 2018 Green Lease Leader by the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance. The award,… Read more

June 28, 2018  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Senior Director, Sustainability

Digital Realty Expands Cloud Offerings with Oracle FastConnect in London

A multi-cloud environment is becoming the norm for businesses and as they make the shift to cloud, there are many pros, cons, cloud providers and technologies they’ll be weighing up. Choice is… Read more

June 20, 2018  |  Written by Rob Coupland, Managing Director, EMEA

Digital Realty’s San Francisco Facility Now Runs on Green Power

We are proud and excited to share the news that Digital Realty’s largest data center in San Francisco, a 227,000 square-foot, 8.6MW facility at 365 Main Street, now runs on green power supplied by the… Read more

June 14, 2018  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Senior Director, Sustainability

Webinar: AWS, VMware and the New Connection for Enterprises

Recently, I had the pleasure of being joined by VMware’s Senior Technical Marketing Manager, Brian Graf, and AWS Partner Solutions Architect, Samir Kadoo, to speak about the groundbreaking partnership… Read more

May 24, 2018  |  Written by Rick Moore, Service Enablement Director

Introducing Our Newest Toronto Data Center: TOR1

We’re transforming the former Toronto Star printing plant into TOR1, our state-of-the-art wholesale data center which will be one of the largest in Canada. For over 25 years, the building was the… Read more

May 22, 2018  |  Written by Jeff Tapley, SVP, Asset Management

4 Critical Practices to Make a Secure Transition to Public Cloud

After dipping their proverbial toes in the water and experimenting on a selective basis, leading enterprises around the world are now migrating to the public cloud at scale. As IT strategies shift to… Read more

May 16, 2018  |  Written by Brandon Tikalsky, Director, Cloud & Network Architecture

Digital Realty Managing Director Talks Europe with Data Economy

At the end of last year, Digital Realty’s EMEA Managing Director Rob Coupland sat down with Data Economy’s João Marques Lima to discuss some of the major topics for businesses in Europe, including… Read more

May 10, 2018  |  Written by Sue Jones, VP, Marketing

AI’s Impact in the Data Center

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are two of the technological innovations that grab the most headlines and dominate conversation among techies, amateurs, and professionals alike. And… Read more

May 9, 2018  |  Written by Brandon Tikalsky, Director, Cloud & Network Architecture

Directly Connect to Oracle FastConnect Through Service Exchange

Recently, we announced that Digital Realty has added direct access to Oracle Cloud through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect in the U.S. and Europe. You can now easily get a dedicated and… Read more

May 8, 2018  |  Written by Chris Sharp, CTO

By 2021, Nearly Everything Will Be In the Cloud

The latest Cisco Global Cloud Index takes a look at the current climate of the cloud industry and makes some interesting predictions for what will happen in the next three years. We already know that… Read more

May 3, 2018  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Sr. Director of Global Product Management, Interconnection

Catch Us at ITW 2018!

International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2018 is right around the corner! Digital Realty is looking forward to another year of networking and inspiration through insightful panel discussions in the Windy… Read more

May 2, 2018  |  Written by Jessica Smith, Sr. Marketing Manager, Events