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Trends for 2018: Enterprises Ditch On-Premise Data Centers

In the data center industry, change is the rule. If anything is certain, it’s that 2018 will bring more data from more sources and that deluge of data will precipitate more changes in the way… Read more

January 9, 2018  |  Written by Vinay Nagpal, VP, Product Management

Silicon Valley Connected Campus Set for Expansion

As you may have heard, Digital Realty is set to expand its Connected Campus in Silicon Valley. In addition to our existing Santa Clara facilities, this new data center - located at 3205 Alfred Street… Read more

November 30, 2017  |  Written by Jessica Smith

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

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

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

In Data Center Operations, People Make the Difference

Much has been made lately of the technological innovations that have caused a revolution in data center operations. The increased prevalence of virtualization across data center environments means… Read more

September 21, 2017  |  Written by Steve Wencis, Director, Technical Operations

Enterprises Still Sinking Money Into Legacy Technology

When does sticking with a piece of legacy technology cease to simply mean a company is behind the curve and begin to be detrimental to the bottom line, and ultimately, the future of the business… Read more

September 7, 2017  |  Written by Don Schuett, VP, Commercial Management

Amsterdam Data Tower Featured in DCD’s Top 10 Beautiful Data Centers

We may be biased, but here at Digital Realty we see data centers as truly beautiful things. Like the first paved highways and bridges, data centers are seemingly unremarkable pieces of infrastructure… Read more

August 31, 2017  |  Written by Elvira van Bruggen, Senior Data Center Manager

How the Pareto Principle Can Help Ease Your Cloud Migration

The Pareto principle is a fascinating idea that can be applied to almost anything in the world of business. Also known as the 80/20 rule, it is the idea that 80% of your results come about as a result… Read more

August 29, 2017  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Sr. Director of Global Product Management - Interconnection

Making a Data Center Decision

Normal used to be an in-house data center powering the IT capabilities and applications of an enterprise. Everything under one roof. But as networking equipment grew increasingly complex and… Read more

August 25, 2017  |  Written by Digital Realty

How Cloud Cuts Costs for IT Departments

Businesses turn to new technologies for a variety of reasons. Often, the intention is to be on the cutting edge and stay ahead of the competition. In other cases, the pace of change has accelerated so… Read more

August 17, 2017  |  Written by Okey Keke, Sr. Solution Architect

How to Survive a Market Meltdown and Still Become a Data Center Success

As Digital Realty’s business has grown and evolved into an industry leader, the data center landscape has gone through dramatic ups and downs and, as a whole, looks very different today. Through both… Read more

August 15, 2017  |  Written by Gregg Rodriguez, Sr. Director, Content Marketing

Digital Realty’s 600 West 7th Street Facility Proud to be an LA Green Business

We are proud that Digital Realty’s data center facility located at 600 West 7th St. in Los Angeles has been recognized as an LA Green Business. This means that our facility satisfies various… Read more

August 8, 2017  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director, Sustainability

Digital Realty’s Singapore Data Centers Recognized by Frost & Sullivan

We are honored that our Singapore data centers have been recognized by research & consulting firm Frost & Sullivan as part of its annual Asia Pacific ICT Awards. It was recently announced that Digital… Read more

August 2, 2017  |  Written by Omer Wilson, Sr. Director, Marketing

Understanding the Basics of SLAs

An SLA (service-level agreement) is a crucial component of any contract you sign with a technology vendor. In many ways, it serves as the foundation on which your relationship with that product or… Read more

August 1, 2017  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, VP, Product Management