CAPRE Conference Coverage

What Does a Migration to the Cloud Look Like?

Jun 15, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – End users are migrating to the cloud, that can’t be denied. But what does a migration to the cloud look like? What are end-users experiencing? According to Kirk Offel of Aligned Energy it’s an experience that takes many sizes.   “That’s the million dollar question,” says Ofell. “What I’ve seen has been a […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – End users are migrating to the cloud, that can’t be denied. But what does a migration to the cloud look like? What are end-users experiencing? According to Kirk Offel of Aligned Energy it’s an experience that takes many sizes.   “That’s the million dollar question,” says Ofell. “What I’ve seen has been a […] more

CAPRE Chicago Engineering Panel Discusses Challenges: Water, Energy Efficiency & IoT

Jun 15, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – Data centers are being built out with more and more megawatts, and everyone is looking for the best new strategies in retro-fitting or developing as we barrel into an expanded, more robust information age. But what about the warning signs that give keep developers up at night? Or is our sector so […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – Data centers are being built out with more and more megawatts, and everyone is looking for the best new strategies in retro-fitting or developing as we barrel into an expanded, more robust information age. But what about the warning signs that give keep developers up at night? Or is our sector so […] more

2017: “Glorious Year” for New Jersey Gold Coast Employment

Jun 14, 2017

FORT LEE, New Jersey – 2017 is a “glorious” year for employment on the New Jersey Gold Coast, at least according to Alexander Heil Ph.D and Chief Economist for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. This is because New Jersey has finally reached the pre-recession peak in employment. “It took a long […] more

FORT LEE, New Jersey – 2017 is a “glorious” year for employment on the New Jersey Gold Coast, at least according to Alexander Heil Ph.D and Chief Economist for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. This is because New Jersey has finally reached the pre-recession peak in employment. “It took a long […] more

Retrofitting Legacy Mission Critical Facilities: Advice From the Data Centers Masters?

Jun 14, 2017

NEW YORK, New York –  Retrofitting legacy data centers is becoming a cornerstone of operations in the data center space. While some managers may have no idea where to start, some experienced engineers have lived to tell the tale. John Diamond, General Manager of Netrality Properties is one, who has a wealth of experience retrofitting […] more

NEW YORK, New York –  Retrofitting legacy data centers is becoming a cornerstone of operations in the data center space. While some managers may have no idea where to start, some experienced engineers have lived to tell the tale. John Diamond, General Manager of Netrality Properties is one, who has a wealth of experience retrofitting […] more

Enterprise IT Flight to Cloud: What Does it Mean for Wholesale and Colo Data Center Providers?

Jun 14, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois –  We’re witnessing a historic flight to the Cloud by Enterprise IT. Some worry (or hope) that data centers are dying, and other say that they’ll be around for the foreseeable future. But the bottom line is that not everyone will survive — or even thrive — in this new business climate. What […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois –  We’re witnessing a historic flight to the Cloud by Enterprise IT. Some worry (or hope) that data centers are dying, and other say that they’ll be around for the foreseeable future. But the bottom line is that not everyone will survive — or even thrive — in this new business climate. What […] more

A Perfect Storm Brewing for Pacific Northwest Data Centers

Jun 13, 2017

PORTLAND, Oregon – It’s no accident that the Pacific Northwest is seeing an explosion of data center activity and development. Thanks to a “perfect storm” of business elements, that’s not going to slow down anytime soon. Clean energy, affordable power, tax abatement, and exciting connectivity are combining to make Oregon and Washington, with Portland as […] more

PORTLAND, Oregon – It’s no accident that the Pacific Northwest is seeing an explosion of data center activity and development. Thanks to a “perfect storm” of business elements, that’s not going to slow down anytime soon. Clean energy, affordable power, tax abatement, and exciting connectivity are combining to make Oregon and Washington, with Portland as […] more

What’s Next for Innovation in Data Center Design and Engineering?

Jun 13, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – Data centers are being built out with more and more megawatts, and everyone is looking for the best new strategies in retro-fitting or developing as we barrel into an expanded, more robust information age. But what about the warning signs that give keep developers up at night? Or, is our sector so […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – Data centers are being built out with more and more megawatts, and everyone is looking for the best new strategies in retro-fitting or developing as we barrel into an expanded, more robust information age. But what about the warning signs that give keep developers up at night? Or, is our sector so […] more

Finding Your Niche in the Expanding Global Data Center Industry

Jun 13, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – Whether to become a one-stop shop for all customers or a niche-supplier to a select market is a decision that any entrepreneur will have to face sooner or later. But in the data center sector — where data usage is blowing up around the world — this decision takes on special significance. […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – Whether to become a one-stop shop for all customers or a niche-supplier to a select market is a decision that any entrepreneur will have to face sooner or later. But in the data center sector — where data usage is blowing up around the world — this decision takes on special significance. […] more

What Kind of Capital is Working in the Industrial Space?

Jun 12, 2017

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – Equity capital is coming forth in the industrial space, but lenders are chasing the entire capital stack. According to Kevin McGowan, President of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors. According to McGowan, 10 year loans are in the mid 3-4% and some companies have short-term floating rate programs. Some will even […] more

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – Equity capital is coming forth in the industrial space, but lenders are chasing the entire capital stack. According to Kevin McGowan, President of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors. According to McGowan, 10 year loans are in the mid 3-4% and some companies have short-term floating rate programs. Some will even […] more

Who’s Moving to the Cloud and Who’s Not?

Jun 12, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – As the cloud becomes more and more ubiquitous in the data world, more and more people are asking why data centers still even exist. Joseph Ryan, Chief Technology Officer for the Americas at JLL, says that data center footprints are likely to be part of the industry for a long time. “I […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – As the cloud becomes more and more ubiquitous in the data world, more and more people are asking why data centers still even exist. Joseph Ryan, Chief Technology Officer for the Americas at JLL, says that data center footprints are likely to be part of the industry for a long time. “I […] more