CAPRE Conference Coverage

How to Ride the Edge Computing Wave: Engineer for the Experience, Not the Data

Jan 24, 2020

SEATTLE, WA – Everyone wants to talk about the Edge, but there’s little agreement on how things are going in terms of adoption and scale. That’s why this topic is so ripe for panel discussion. CAPRE’s Great Northwest Cloud Summit capitalized on that opportunity, with a riveting session titled “Where Are We in the Edge […] more

SEATTLE, WA – Everyone wants to talk about the Edge, but there’s little agreement on how things are going in terms of adoption and scale. That’s why this topic is so ripe for panel discussion. CAPRE’s Great Northwest Cloud Summit capitalized on that opportunity, with a riveting session titled “Where Are We in the Edge […] more

“The Edge Redundancy Problem” | Guest Post by Databank’s Raul Martynek

Jan 24, 2020

In a previous post, I argued that despite all the buzz about micro-data centers at the base of cell towers, the first place “The Edge” will most likely materialize is inside traditional data centers located within secondary “NFL cities”. The incremental improvements in latency that come from deploying content and workloads locally in these large population […] more

In a previous post, I argued that despite all the buzz about micro-data centers at the base of cell towers, the first place “The Edge” will most likely materialize is inside traditional data centers located within secondary “NFL cities”. The incremental improvements in latency that come from deploying content and workloads locally in these large population […] more

The Retreat of Hybrid IT? | “People Who Wanted to go 70%-80% in the Cloud Within 5 years are now Shooting for 50”

Jan 23, 2020

AUSTIN, TX – As we anticipate the demands of our customers heading into 2020, a few different topics are top of mind in terms of messy waters in need of navigation. One is Hybrid IT, so CAPRE’s recent Texas Data Center Summit dove deep into this territory with a panel discussion titled, “What are Current […] more

AUSTIN, TX – As we anticipate the demands of our customers heading into 2020, a few different topics are top of mind in terms of messy waters in need of navigation. One is Hybrid IT, so CAPRE’s recent Texas Data Center Summit dove deep into this territory with a panel discussion titled, “What are Current […] more

“We’re Building as Rapidly as we Can” | Q&A with Iron Mountain’s Troy Hill

Jan 23, 2020

CAPRE: Thanks for meeting with us today. How did 2019 shape up for Iron Mountain Data Centers? Hill: 2019 was an exceptional year for Iron Mountain Data Centers. We hit our mark in a lot of market for sales. We built a ton this year. We kept busy building new facilities and new capacities for […] more

CAPRE: Thanks for meeting with us today. How did 2019 shape up for Iron Mountain Data Centers? Hill: 2019 was an exceptional year for Iron Mountain Data Centers. We hit our mark in a lot of market for sales. We built a ton this year. We kept busy building new facilities and new capacities for […] more

“The Edge is Becoming More of a Reality For Our Customers” | Q&A with TierPoint’s Tony Rossabi

Jan 22, 2020

CAPRE: Thanks for chatting with us today, Tony. Tell us about the previous year at TierPoint– how was 2019? Rossabi: We had fantastic growth on the colocation product as well as private and multi-tenant cloud. We’re working on two new cloud platforms – Nutanix and Dell EMC VxRail, which has been pretty successful. The other […] more

CAPRE: Thanks for chatting with us today, Tony. Tell us about the previous year at TierPoint– how was 2019? Rossabi: We had fantastic growth on the colocation product as well as private and multi-tenant cloud. We’re working on two new cloud platforms – Nutanix and Dell EMC VxRail, which has been pretty successful. The other […] more

Digital Transformation: Dr. Julie Albright tells CAPRE audience 70% of Younger Employees Prefer to Avoid the Office

Jan 22, 2020

SEATTLE, WA — Dr. Julie Albright is a Digital Sociologist who teaches at the University of Southern California as well as a Board Member of Infrastructure Masons. She specializes in digital culture and communications, and has been fascinated by and working on the changing needs of the workforce in the face of digital transformation for […] more

SEATTLE, WA — Dr. Julie Albright is a Digital Sociologist who teaches at the University of Southern California as well as a Board Member of Infrastructure Masons. She specializes in digital culture and communications, and has been fascinated by and working on the changing needs of the workforce in the face of digital transformation for […] more

“Infrastructure is Ramping Up to Prepare for 5G” | CAPRE’s 2020 Digital Infrastructure Outlook Preview with STL’s Rakesh Sambaraju

Jan 21, 2020

CAPRE: Thanks for chatting with us today, Rakesh. Please introduce yourself and your firm to our readers. Sambaraju: I’m part of the Americas team for Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL), a global leader in end-to-end data network solutions. We design and deploy high-capacity converged fiber and wireless networks. I’m responsible for making sure the right products […] more

CAPRE: Thanks for chatting with us today, Rakesh. Please introduce yourself and your firm to our readers. Sambaraju: I’m part of the Americas team for Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL), a global leader in end-to-end data network solutions. We design and deploy high-capacity converged fiber and wireless networks. I’m responsible for making sure the right products […] more

Scaling into the Cloud from an End-User Perspective: Expert Analysis from CAPRE Texas Panelist

Jan 21, 2020

AUSTIN, TX – End-user cloud computing is all about forming, storming, and norming, according to Brian Basu, Cloud Implementation Project Manager at Whole Foods Market. But that doesn’t mean it’s always going to be a smooth road to success, especially when it comes to scaling. That was the focus of Basu’s presentation, “Case Study: Cloud […] more

AUSTIN, TX – End-user cloud computing is all about forming, storming, and norming, according to Brian Basu, Cloud Implementation Project Manager at Whole Foods Market. But that doesn’t mean it’s always going to be a smooth road to success, especially when it comes to scaling. That was the focus of Basu’s presentation, “Case Study: Cloud […] more

Securing the Network: Policies and Processes are Paramount

Jan 17, 2020

AUSTIN, TX – CAPRE regularly partakes in market research to discern the latest topics our audience members want to hear about, and in the past year, there’s been no contest – it’s all about Cyber. “Securing the Network in an Increasingly Connected World” was a luminating central panel discussion at CAPRE’s recent Texas Data Center […] more

AUSTIN, TX – CAPRE regularly partakes in market research to discern the latest topics our audience members want to hear about, and in the past year, there’s been no contest – it’s all about Cyber. “Securing the Network in an Increasingly Connected World” was a luminating central panel discussion at CAPRE’s recent Texas Data Center […] more

Future-Proofing Data Centers 101: “It’s all about fully utilizing your asset.”

Jan 16, 2020

SEATTLE, WA – Design and construction are essential ingredients for a successful data center recipe, and so is such content relevant to a successful data center summit. So CAPRE produced a highly anticipated panel, “Design and Construction: What Smart Trends Are We Seeing in Design Builds and Architecture and What Can We Expect More of […] more

SEATTLE, WA – Design and construction are essential ingredients for a successful data center recipe, and so is such content relevant to a successful data center summit. So CAPRE produced a highly anticipated panel, “Design and Construction: What Smart Trends Are We Seeing in Design Builds and Architecture and What Can We Expect More of […] more