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Up-Close with ComEd’s Ed Sitar: DLR, CyrusOne and QTS Active in Chicago; New Substation Coming Online in 2018

May 12, 2017  |  Chicago  |  Data Centers

CHICAGO, Illinois – ComEd’s Manager of Economic and Business Development, Ed Sitar, participated in an “Up-Close” interview in advance of CAPRE’s 6th Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit. The high-level conference will be held on June 7 at VenueOne in Chicago, and bring together 400+ senior-level data center real estate and technology infrastructure … Continue reading “Up-Close with ComEd’s Ed Sitar: DLR, CyrusOne and QTS Active in Chicago; New Substation Coming Online in 2018”

 

Data Center Deals Hitting New Highs, Especially in Northern CA

May 12, 2017  |  Data Centers  |  San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, California – Anyone who works in data center investment will tell you that the market is hot. However, most are still likely to be surprised by the “surge of deal making“ that experts have been seeing from late 2016 and into 2017. “People are lining up their ducks,” says Jeffrey West, Director of … Continue reading “Data Center Deals Hitting New Highs, Especially in Northern CA”

 

Opinion | The Security Gap for IoT: A Path Forward for Data Centers

May 5, 2017  |  Data Centers

By any measure, IoT represents an evolutionary leap in the collection, processing and actionability of data. A recent study by Business Insider predicted a 41% CAGR for new IoT installed devises over the next four years. Gartner estimated that this rate of growth will culminate in 24 billion IoT connected devices by 2020. For many … Continue reading “Opinion | The Security Gap for IoT: A Path Forward for Data Centers”

 

Data Centers: Why Portland, Why Now? Analysis of the Rise of this West Coast Market

May 4, 2017  |  Data Centers  |  Portland  |  Seattle

PORTLAND, Oregon – Infomart’s Jim Linkous participated in an “Up-Close” interview in advance of CAPRE’s Greater Portland Data Center Summit. The high-level conference will be held on May 30-31 at World Trade Center in Portland, and bring together 350+ senior-level data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives. An opening night reception will be held … Continue reading “Data Centers: Why Portland, Why Now? Analysis of the Rise of this West Coast Market”

 

Equinix Acquires Verizon Data Centers for $3.6 Billion

May 1, 2017  |  Data Centers  |  San Francisco

REDWOOD CITY, California – Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) has rung in the month of May with the acquisition of 29 data centers and relevant operations from Verizon Communications for the amount of $3.6 billion – all in cash. This deal three million gross square feet, as well as 1000 customers, 600 of which are net new, … Continue reading “Equinix Acquires Verizon Data Centers for $3.6 Billion”

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