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How Have Relaxed Data Center Temperature Guidelines Impacted the Industry?

Aug 30, 2017

DENVER, CO – The data center industry is always finding ways to save money and increase efficiency, but sometimes it’s more of a struggle to get people to adopt what is scientifically or economically agreed upon as a best practice. Case in point – data center temperature guidelines, which have come down significantly in recent […] more

DENVER, CO – The data center industry is always finding ways to save money and increase efficiency, but sometimes it’s more of a struggle to get people to adopt what is scientifically or economically agreed upon as a best practice. Case in point – data center temperature guidelines, which have come down significantly in recent […] more

How are you reacting to Cloud migration?

Aug 30, 2017

DENVER, CO – Different companies react differently to trends, both recent and time-tested, and that’s especially true in an industry as diverse as that of data centers. We recently heard from some industry insiders about how their firms are reacting to the Cloud migration across the world, and we learned some interesting perspectives. To begin, […] more

DENVER, CO – Different companies react differently to trends, both recent and time-tested, and that’s especially true in an industry as diverse as that of data centers. We recently heard from some industry insiders about how their firms are reacting to the Cloud migration across the world, and we learned some interesting perspectives. To begin, […] more

“It’s All About the Edge” say Data Center Industry Insiders

Aug 29, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Most of our Insider Reports focus on regional-level activity, trends, and observations. However, it’s good from time to time to back up, zoom out, and talk about the big picture. So we had some phone calls this week with experts from across the industry about what they’re seeing happen on the […] more

NEW YORK, NY – Most of our Insider Reports focus on regional-level activity, trends, and observations. However, it’s good from time to time to back up, zoom out, and talk about the big picture. So we had some phone calls this week with experts from across the industry about what they’re seeing happen on the […] more

CyrusOne’s Stuart Dyer: Federal Agencies Warming to Outsourcing Data Center Footprints, Large Cloud Providers Increasing Footprints, Growing Demand for “Best of Both Worlds”

Aug 29, 2017

WASHINTON, D.C. – According to Stuart Dyer, Business Development Manager for CyrusOne, federal agencies are actively investigating third party options for their infrastructure as well as leveraging commercial best practices as they modernize their legacy facilities. The Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) is a major cause of this recent influx of activity. When asked what that […] more

WASHINTON, D.C. – According to Stuart Dyer, Business Development Manager for CyrusOne, federal agencies are actively investigating third party options for their infrastructure as well as leveraging commercial best practices as they modernize their legacy facilities. The Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) is a major cause of this recent influx of activity. When asked what that […] more

When M&As Aren’t Good for the Customer

Aug 28, 2017

ATLANTA, GA – We spend a lot of time writing about data center mergers and data center acquisitions. The data center industry is consolidating, and it’s generally exciting. However, we recently spoke with Rick Drescher, Managing Director – Critical Facilities Group, Savills Studley, who had some interesting, often against-the-grain, thoughts regarding these ventures.  “One topic people […] more

ATLANTA, GA – We spend a lot of time writing about data center mergers and data center acquisitions. The data center industry is consolidating, and it’s generally exciting. However, we recently spoke with Rick Drescher, Managing Director – Critical Facilities Group, Savills Studley, who had some interesting, often against-the-grain, thoughts regarding these ventures.  “One topic people […] more

The Edge: One Concept, Many Definitions

Aug 28, 2017

CHICAGO, IL – Earlier this week, we explored how lingo seems to change in the data center industry as quickly as technology. For example, what may be the Edge to you may be completely different to me. So we asked some industry insiders – what is the Edge to you? Because all we know is […] more

CHICAGO, IL – Earlier this week, we explored how lingo seems to change in the data center industry as quickly as technology. For example, what may be the Edge to you may be completely different to me. So we asked some industry insiders – what is the Edge to you? Because all we know is […] more

Marketing Today’s Data Center Using the Latest Digital Technologies

Aug 25, 2017

DENVER, CO – With so much competition and forward momentum in the data center space, it’s becoming more of a challenge for firms to distinguish themselves from the crowd. In our conversations with insiders, more and more operators have mentioned the challenges of data center marketing today, branding, and advertising. So, we spoke with Jason […] more

DENVER, CO – With so much competition and forward momentum in the data center space, it’s becoming more of a challenge for firms to distinguish themselves from the crowd. In our conversations with insiders, more and more operators have mentioned the challenges of data center marketing today, branding, and advertising. So, we spoke with Jason […] more

NodeCom President Joseph Suppers on Innovation and the Data Center Industry

Aug 25, 2017

DENVER, CO – At CapRate’s Greater Denver Data Center Summit on August 17, we had the pleasure of hearing from Joseph Suppers, President of NodeCom, on a panel about Innovations in data center industry power generation. We will post clips and summaries of that discussion, but we wanted to highlight some of the opening remarks Suppers provided in advance of the panel […] more

DENVER, CO – At CapRate’s Greater Denver Data Center Summit on August 17, we had the pleasure of hearing from Joseph Suppers, President of NodeCom, on a panel about Innovations in data center industry power generation. We will post clips and summaries of that discussion, but we wanted to highlight some of the opening remarks Suppers provided in advance of the panel […] more

Q&A with CBRE’S Tim Huffman on Atlanta and Southeast Data Center Industry

Aug 24, 2017

ATLANTA, GA – Tim Huffman is a Senior Vice President and Executive Committee member with CBRE’s Data Center Solutions. With over 17 years of experience in data center operations and telephony, he focuses on providing advisory and transaction services for corporate clients requiring complex data center and technology strategies. As a leader in advisory and […] more

ATLANTA, GA – Tim Huffman is a Senior Vice President and Executive Committee member with CBRE’s Data Center Solutions. With over 17 years of experience in data center operations and telephony, he focuses on providing advisory and transaction services for corporate clients requiring complex data center and technology strategies. As a leader in advisory and […] more

How do smaller players thrive in data center markets today?

Aug 24, 2017

DENVER, CO – We write a lot about the big players in the data center space. Equinix, ViaWest, DigitalBridge and the like drive the conversation, and make the biggest waves. And as big names consolidate at a quick rate, the pressure increases as well. That said, there are still plenty of ways for smaller players […] more

DENVER, CO – We write a lot about the big players in the data center space. Equinix, ViaWest, DigitalBridge and the like drive the conversation, and make the biggest waves. And as big names consolidate at a quick rate, the pressure increases as well. That said, there are still plenty of ways for smaller players […] more