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Continuing to Contribute to the Green Data Center Market

Traditionally, the data center industry has been one of the biggest consumers of energy. At Digital Realty one of our big goals is changing that perception as well as the reality associated with it,… Read more

August 23, 2017  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director, Sustainability

How Cloud Cuts Costs for IT Departments

Businesses turn to new technologies for a variety of reasons. Often, the intention is to be on the cutting edge and stay ahead of the competition. In other cases, the pace of change has accelerated so… Read more

August 17, 2017  |  Written by Okey Keke, Sr. Solution Architect

How to Survive a Market Meltdown and Still Become a Data Center Success

As Digital Realty’s business has grown and evolved into an industry leader, the data center landscape has gone through dramatic ups and downs and, as a whole, looks very different today. Through both… Read more

August 15, 2017  |  Written by Gregg Rodriguez, Sr. Director, Content Marketing

Social Mobility and the Coming Data Explosion

Snap’s IPO made headlines earlier this year, from Wall Street to Silicon Valley. The instant video messaging and augmented reality app has been touted as the next big thing in social apps and some… Read more

August 9, 2017  |  Written by Michael Peterson, Product Manager, Analytics

Digital Realty’s 600 West 7th Street Facility Proud to be an LA Green Business

We are proud that Digital Realty’s data center facility located at 600 West 7th St. in Los Angeles has been recognized as an LA Green Business. This means that our facility satisfies various… Read more

August 8, 2017  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director, Sustainability

Digital Realty’s Singapore Data Centers Recognized by Frost & Sullivan

We are honored that our Singapore data centers have been recognized by research & consulting firm Frost & Sullivan as part of its annual Asia Pacific ICT Awards. It was recently announced that Digital… Read more

August 2, 2017  |  Written by Omer Wilson, Sr. Director, Marketing

Understanding the Basics of SLAs

An SLA (service-level agreement) is a crucial component of any contract you sign with a technology vendor. In many ways, it serves as the foundation on which your relationship with that product or… Read more

August 1, 2017  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, VP, Product Management

4 Common Cloud Migration Problems and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to designing an IT strategy for your organization, you already know that cloud will be an integral part. But how it is implemented largely depends on what processes and systems you… Read more

July 25, 2017  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Sr. Director of Global Product Management - Interconnection

Digital Realty Ranks Sixth on 
EPA’s Top 30 Tech & Telecom List of Green Power Users

As more organizations became more concerned about data centers’ power usage and carbon footprint, the green data center market is expected to reach or exceed $55 billion by 2021, growing an overall… Read more

July 20, 2017  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director, Sustainability

Recapping the Atlanta Tech Open House

On June 21st, Digital Realty kicked off the start of summer by celebrating innovation and technology across the Atlanta tech ecosystem. As part of our Tech Open House, we hosted over 130 attendees… Read more

July 18, 2017  |  Written by Nadia Tuffaha, Sr. Content Marketing Manager

Sherri Liebo Appointed SVP of Marketing at Digital Realty

This week, we are thrilled to announce the appointment of Sherri Liebo as Digital Realty’s Senior Vice President of Marketing with responsibility for overseeing all marketing functions globally.… Read more

July 12, 2017  |  Written by Dan Papes, SVP, Global Sales & Marketing

Direct Link Colocation: How Much Faster Is It?

Colocation customers have had an important choice to make for quite a while now. After they select their provider (or providers), they choose either a direct, private connection or a standard… Read more

July 12, 2017  |  Written by Sam Youn, Sr. Director, Services Innovation Architecture & Engineering

Chris Sharp, CTO, on Our Customer-Driven Evolution

At Digital Realty, our main motivation has always been, and continues to be, helping our customers meet their evolving business needs. We pride ourselves on continuously innovating to stay at the… Read more

July 11, 2017  |  Written by Chris Hunsaker, Director, Technical Innovation

Growing the Channel with Service Exchange

You can never get too much of a good thing.  The buzz around Digital Realty’s Service Exchange offering is growing, and for good reason.  Digital Realty’s Service Exchange, powered by… Read more

June 29, 2017  |  Written by Jennifer Sweeper, Partner Marketing Manager

Digital Realty & Megaport on the Road for Summer Cloud Tour 2017

Digital Realty and Megaport are bringing you the next generation of interconnection capabilities. To celebrate this, we are cohosting a Summer Cloud Tour which consists of a series of events across… Read more

June 27, 2017  |  Written by Jessica Smith, Sr. Marketing Manager, Events