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Our Merger with Dupont Fabros Technology: Growth Without Limits

As you may have read, in June we announced the definitive agreement under which DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT) would merge with Digital Realty.  I am pleased to report that our respective… Read more

September 14, 2017  |  Written by William Stein, Chief Executive Officer

4 Common Cloud Migration Problems and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to designing an IT strategy for your organization, you already know that cloud will be an integral part. But how it is implemented largely depends on what processes and systems you… Read more

July 25, 2017  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Sr. Director of Global Product Management - Interconnection

Connected Campuses for Elastic Cloud Computing

Elastic Hybrid Multi-Cloud can deliver High Performance and More. I’m sure you’ve noticed that “elasticity” has become a much talked about concept in cloud computing in the past year. Why? Because if… Read more

March 22, 2017  |  Written by Chris Sharp, CTO

Forrester Launches 10 Cloud Predictions for 2017

Cloud computing has completely changed the IT landscape for businesses of all sizes, and the industry continues to evolve and accelerate at an impressive pace. In its new report, research firm… Read more

March 6, 2017  |  Written by Nadia Tuffaha, Content Marketing Manager

What Can We Expect from Colocation in 2017?

There’s never been a better time to take advantage of colocation services, with more flexible and unique options available to you than ever before. At the same time, it can be overwhelming to stay… Read more

February 22, 2017  |  Written by Scott Sherwood, Director, Product Marketing

Managed Services to Lean More on the Cloud: 2017 Prediction #4

Recently, we’ve been going a bit more in depth on each of our IT predictions for 2017. So far we’ve discussed cloud security, sustainability, and the Internet of Everything. Today, we’ll move on to… Read more

January 24, 2017  |  Written by Okey Keke, Sr. Solutions Architect

Internet of Everything Will Drive Compute and Storage Needs Up and Away: 2017 Prediction #3

2016 was a year of massive change for many IT departments, and at Digital Realty, we couldn’t be more excited for the changes that will continue to unfold this year. If you hadn’t noticed lately, we… Read more

January 19, 2017  |  Written by Don Schuett, VP of Commerical Management

Cloud Security Will Surpass Private Data Centers: 2017 Prediction #1

Recently, Digital Realty published a list of IT predictions for 2017. We will see rapid growth of some technologies, and the inevitable decline of others. We believe that increasingly companies of all… Read more

January 12, 2017  |  Written by Fabienne Adam - Director, Cloud & Connectivity

Forrester Releases “The State Of Cloud Platform Standards, Q4 2016”

In a recent research report, Forrester tackles some of the topics of most concern for IT leaders today. Namely, how to create standards that help businesses harness all the advantages cloud has to… Read more

December 20, 2016  |  Written by John Freimuth, Sr. Director of Business Development

4 Unexpected Uses for Big Data

Data is all around us. Big data is used every day by private and government entities to measure patterns and predict trends and in day-to-day life. Similarly, you use the “small data” that you gather… Read more

December 8, 2016  |  Written by Rich Fletcher, Director of Major Accounts

Service Exchange and the Benefits of a Multi-Cloud Environment

In the virtual blink of an eye, cloud strategies have evolved from enterprises and small businesses simply being in the cloud, to individualized multi-cloud strategies where organizations work with… Read more

December 7, 2016  |  Written by Okey Keke, Sr. Solutions Architect

​Digital Realty IT Predictions for 2017

Digital Realty Predictions for 2017: Cloud Security Will Take the Lead, IoE Will Drive Compute and Storage Needs   We believe that 2017 will see greatly accelerated growth of enterprise… Read more

December 5, 2016  |  Written by Chris Sharp, Chief Technology Officer

6 Habits of Highly Effective Colocation Providers

The data center colocation market is booming, driven largely by enterprises continuing to outsource IT infrastructure and adopt cloud solutions. Researchers at MarketsandMarkets estimated the industry… Read more

November 30, 2016  |  Written by Webair Guest Blogger, Sagi Brody, CTO at Webair

Data Center Frontier Profiles Digital Realty's Ashburn Expansion

Ashburn, (Loudoun County) Virginia is frequently referred to as “Data Center Alley.” Soon, it may be need to take on a grander nickname as all of the world’s leading data center providers have a… Read more

November 28, 2016  |  Written by Donough Roche, VP, Sales Engineering

Alexa, AWS, and Our Future in the Cloud

Until recently, speaking to an appliance in one’s home was generally a sign of frustration, an indication that things were not going as planned. But recently, that has started to change. Largely… Read more

November 23, 2016  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, Vice President, Product Management