CAPRE Conference Coverage

Atlanta Data Center Expansion: Point and Counterpoint

Aug 24, 2017

ATLANTA, GA – Is Atlanta really Ashburn South? Some people are of this mind, but others are more cautious. At our Second Annual Atlanta and Southeast Data Center Summit, we heard from both sides of the aisle on this data center expansion. First up was Butch Goldi, Executive Vice-President at Quality Technology Services, who is […] more

ATLANTA, GA – Is Atlanta really Ashburn South? Some people are of this mind, but others are more cautious. At our Second Annual Atlanta and Southeast Data Center Summit, we heard from both sides of the aisle on this data center expansion. First up was Butch Goldi, Executive Vice-President at Quality Technology Services, who is […] more

Primer: Fire Hazards and Compliance Initiatives as they Relate to Redundancy and UPS Strategies

Aug 23, 2017

DENVER, CO – As loads increase seemingly exponentially, fire hazards and data center compliance initiatives are becoming larger and larger parts of any data center operations conversation. However, there is still some skepticism out there – in fact, some even wonder if the dangers we worry about are even real. So we caught up with […] more

DENVER, CO – As loads increase seemingly exponentially, fire hazards and data center compliance initiatives are becoming larger and larger parts of any data center operations conversation. However, there is still some skepticism out there – in fact, some even wonder if the dangers we worry about are even real. So we caught up with […] more

Principal Real Estate Partners’ Michael Shaw on State of Southeast Data Center Market

Aug 23, 2017

ATLANTA, GA — Michael Shaw is a Founding Partner at Principal Real Estate Partners, LLC. Michael has twenty years’ experience in multiple roles within the technology & data center industry. He is a pioneer for collocation in Atlanta and the Southeast as the original sales leader for Exodus Communications when they opened the Atlanta market […] more

ATLANTA, GA — Michael Shaw is a Founding Partner at Principal Real Estate Partners, LLC. Michael has twenty years’ experience in multiple roles within the technology & data center industry. He is a pioneer for collocation in Atlanta and the Southeast as the original sales leader for Exodus Communications when they opened the Atlanta market […] more

JLL’s Conan Lee on the State of M&A in the Data Center Industry

Aug 23, 2017

DENVER, CO – At a recent CAPRE summit, we heard from Conan Lee, Managing Director, JLL, who provided a “year in review” regarding mergers and acquisitions in the data center industry. Lee says that 2016 was a record year for acquisitions in the data center field, topping off literally at $2 billion. “And now, already […] more

DENVER, CO – At a recent CAPRE summit, we heard from Conan Lee, Managing Director, JLL, who provided a “year in review” regarding mergers and acquisitions in the data center industry. Lee says that 2016 was a record year for acquisitions in the data center field, topping off literally at $2 billion. “And now, already […] more

Guest Column by Chris Crosby: “Scaling Up”

Aug 22, 2017

Data centers just keep getting bigger. Sometimes it seems that not a day goes by without someone announcing that they’ve built, or intend to build. Scaling Up, a facility large enough to apply for statehood. Although every company isn’t a Google, Apple or Facebook, the demands of things like the cloud, Big Data, IoT, augmented […] more

Data centers just keep getting bigger. Sometimes it seems that not a day goes by without someone announcing that they’ve built, or intend to build. Scaling Up, a facility large enough to apply for statehood. Although every company isn’t a Google, Apple or Facebook, the demands of things like the cloud, Big Data, IoT, augmented […] more

The Importance of Aesthetics in Data Center Design

Aug 22, 2017

CHICAGO, IL – We’ve noticed that whether you’re in Chicago, California or New York, data centers of the same brand tend to have this same look and feel. So we curious, just how intentional is this? What do data center aesthetics have to do with the a data center’s sales process and/or operations? Sam Brown, […] more

CHICAGO, IL – We’ve noticed that whether you’re in Chicago, California or New York, data centers of the same brand tend to have this same look and feel. So we curious, just how intentional is this? What do data center aesthetics have to do with the a data center’s sales process and/or operations? Sam Brown, […] more

Breaking into the Canadian Market: Consolidation, New Sub-Markets and Data at the Edge

Aug 22, 2017

MONTRÉAL, CANADA – There’s never a bad time to get first-hand insight into the market from big players in the data center world. This week we spoke with Todd Coleman, President and CEO at Estruxture Data Centers about his thoughts on the latest trends in North America particularly the Canadian data center market, as well […] more

MONTRÉAL, CANADA – There’s never a bad time to get first-hand insight into the market from big players in the data center world. This week we spoke with Todd Coleman, President and CEO at Estruxture Data Centers about his thoughts on the latest trends in North America particularly the Canadian data center market, as well […] more

What will happen after the Cloud (and will you get stuck in it)?

Aug 21, 2017

CHICAGO, IL – For an industry as prone to change and revolutions as the data center industry, we don’t often speak much about the next wave. After all, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwinds of today. For example, with so much talk about moving data to the Cloud, or at least a […] more

CHICAGO, IL – For an industry as prone to change and revolutions as the data center industry, we don’t often speak much about the next wave. After all, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwinds of today. For example, with so much talk about moving data to the Cloud, or at least a […] more

FUTURE-PROOFING TODAY’S DATA CENTER: What’s Big, What’s Now, and What’s Next?

Aug 21, 2017

TORONTO, CANADA – We dedicate a large chunk of bandwidth to weighing competing priorities in new data centers builds vs. legacy retrofits. So we decided to hone in on the connecting thread future-proofing new builds to minimize the need for legacy retrofits in 15-20 years. So what’s going on in the future-proofing new data centers […] more

TORONTO, CANADA – We dedicate a large chunk of bandwidth to weighing competing priorities in new data centers builds vs. legacy retrofits. So we decided to hone in on the connecting thread future-proofing new builds to minimize the need for legacy retrofits in 15-20 years. So what’s going on in the future-proofing new data centers […] more

What’s Next for Newark?

Aug 18, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – It goes without saying that the industrial and retail Newark real estate are doing just fine – they have been, and likely will be for the foreseeable future. But what’s less certain is what will happen next for the city as a whole. So we connected with some Newark insiders about the […] more

NEWARK, NJ – It goes without saying that the industrial and retail Newark real estate are doing just fine – they have been, and likely will be for the foreseeable future. But what’s less certain is what will happen next for the city as a whole. So we connected with some Newark insiders about the […] more