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Meet With Digital Realty at AWS re:Invent 2017!

It’s that time of year again! After the Thanksgiving food coma subsides, we’ll be getting our learning appetites ready for AWS re:Invent on November 27 through December 1, 2017 in Las Vegas.… Read more

November 21, 2017  |  Written by Kristen McAvoy, Marketing Manager

5 Things Data Centers Need In Order to Support More Data

Connected consumer devices. Connected industrial systems. Whether it’s coming from a factory in South Carolina, a fitness tracker in California, or somewhere in between, the amount of connected… Read more

November 20, 2017  |  Written by Vinay Nagpal, VP, Product Management

Enabling Digital Transformation with Flexibility and Control

It’s nearly impossible to imagine where we would be as a business-driven society without certain inventions like the electric light. Innovations like this fundamentally altered the course of our world… Read more

November 16, 2017  |  Written by Sherri Liebo, SVP, Global Marketing

What Is Hyperscale?

What is “hyperscale?” The word itself is a pretty good indicator. The prefix “hyper” means over or excessive. The word scale refers to size or extent. So companies now being called “hyperscalers” are… Read more

November 15, 2017  |  Written by Jeff Borker, Sr. Product Manager, Scale

Majority of Businesses to Increase Reliance on Colocation

A new survey from mission-critical equipment specialist Vertiv shows that a majority of businesses plan to increase their use of colocation services over the next two years. A recent article from… Read more

November 9, 2017  |  Written by Rene Quinones, Product Manager – Colocation Expansion

Ashburn Expansion Taking Shape

The Silicon Valley of the East. Data Center Alley. Whatever name you like to use, Northern Virginia’s Loudoun County has become known as one of the most connected regions in the world. With more than… Read more

November 7, 2017  |  Written by Jon Litvany, Sales Director

3 Ways to Prioritize Energy Efficiency in the Data Center

Our world is changing all the time, in some ways more dramatically than others. I can’t help but notice that two of those rapidly-changing areas are closely intertwined with our business. The first… Read more

November 2, 2017  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director, Sustainability

Forecast: Connecting the Unconnected in APAC

Globally, the rise of digital platforms and services has pervaded every area of life. From the way businesses perform their daily functions to the way people meet and communicate with each other,… Read more

November 1, 2017  |  Written by Omer Wilson, Sr. Director, Marketing - APAC Region

Webinar: Find Out How Faster and Safer Interconnection Speeds Up Hybrid Cloud Apps

The need for speed is continuing to be more and more critical for enterprises as they try to improve the overall performance of their IT infrastructure and maintain a competitive advantage. Many of… Read more

October 31, 2017  |  Written by Chris Hunsaker, Director, Technical & Service Innovation

Hype Train: 5 Popular Myths About AI

Hear that noise? It’s the sound of the Artificial Intelligence hype train thundering down the tracks. While the train may not actually arrive for years to come, that isn’t stopping executives, IT… Read more

October 26, 2017  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, VP, Product Management

Southern Cross’ NEXT Cable to Bring Next-Level Speeds to APAC

In many cases, you have to know where to look, but data centers are the tangible proof of an industry that is in the midst of transforming the way humans work, live, and communicate. Much less visible… Read more

October 25, 2017  |  Written by William Heng, Sales Engineering Director, APAC

Blockchain: Who, What, Where, Why, and How

Blockchain: it’s another enterprise technology that, as of now, gets talked about more than it gets used. But, at this point, blockchain is less concrete than its name suggests. As opposed to being an… Read more

October 19, 2017  |  Written by Scott Sherwood, Sr. Director, Marketing

Datacenter Dynamics Continues to Promote Green Power Use With The Data Center Eco-Sustainability Award

Datacenter Dynamics, one of the leading publications in the data center space, is helping forge the way forward for greener data centers and more sustainable energy use industry-wide. The Data Center… Read more

October 11, 2017  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director, Sustainability

Potential vs. Popularity: Which Technologies Will Actually Deliver a Competitive Advantage?

Each year, research firm Gartner releases its Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, which is an exhaustive examination of more than 2,000 technologies and their present and potential impact on… Read more

October 10, 2017  |  Written by Don Schuett, VP, Commercial Management

The Power of Partnership: Reflecting on AT&T’s 2017 TechForum

With industry challenges remaining in the cloud landscape – such as concerns around security, managing costs, and a lack of resources & expertise -- partnerships, like the one between Digital Realty… Read more

October 5, 2017  |  Written by Jennifer Sweeper, Partner Marketing Manager