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Blockchain: Who, What, Where, Why, and How

Blockchain: it’s another enterprise technology that, as of now, gets talked about more than it gets used. But, at this point, blockchain is less concrete than its name suggests. As opposed to being an… Read more

October 19, 2017  |  Written by Scott Sherwood, Sr. Director, Marketing

Datacenter Dynamics Continues to Promote Green Power Use With The Data Center Eco-Sustainability Award

Datacenter Dynamics, one of the leading publications in the data center space, is helping forge the way forward for greener data centers and more sustainable energy use industry-wide. The Data Center… Read more

October 11, 2017  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director, Sustainability

Potential vs. Popularity: Which Technologies Will Actually Deliver a Competitive Advantage?

Each year, research firm Gartner releases its Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, which is an exhaustive examination of more than 2,000 technologies and their present and potential impact on… Read more

October 10, 2017  |  Written by Don Schuett, VP, Commercial Management

The Power of Partnership: Reflecting on AT&T’s 2017 TechForum

With industry challenges remaining in the cloud landscape – such as concerns around security, managing costs, and a lack of resources & expertise -- partnerships, like the one between Digital Realty… Read more

October 5, 2017  |  Written by Jennifer Sweeper, Partner Marketing Manager

Service Exchange: A Better, Faster Way to Connect to Your Clouds

The vast majority of enterprises are now adopting multi-cloud strategies. While some are citing advantages in security, scalability, and flexibility, many are still wrestling with the complexity of… Read more

September 27, 2017  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Sr. Director of Global Product Management - Interconnection

In Data Center Operations, People Make the Difference

Much has been made lately of the technological innovations that have caused a revolution in data center operations. The increased prevalence of virtualization across data center environments means… Read more

September 21, 2017  |  Written by Steve Wencis, Director, Technical Operations

Our Merger with Dupont Fabros Technology: Growth Without Limits

As you may have read, in June we announced the definitive agreement under which DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT) would merge with Digital Realty.  I am pleased to report that our respective… Read more

September 14, 2017  |  Written by William Stein, Chief Executive Officer

Enterprises Still Sinking Money Into Legacy Technology

When does sticking with a piece of legacy technology cease to simply mean a company is behind the curve and begin to be detrimental to the bottom line, and ultimately, the future of the business… Read more

September 7, 2017  |  Written by Don Schuett, VP, Commercial Management

Service Exchange Wins TMC’s 2017 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award

Digital Realty is pleased to announce that Service Exchange has been awarded TMC’s 2017 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award. For over 20 years, TMC has been recognizing technology… Read more

September 6, 2017  |  Written by Sam Youn, Sr. Director, Services Innovation Architecture & Engineering

The Role of Hearts and Minds in Digital Transformation

For those businesses still in limbo between legacy systems and next generation IT solutions, digital transformation represents a unique opportunity to start gaining actionable insights and… Read more

September 5, 2017  |  Written by Igor Radovanovic, VP, IT - EMEA

Amsterdam Data Tower Featured in DCD’s Top 10 Beautiful Data Centers

We may be biased, but here at Digital Realty we see data centers as truly beautiful things. Like the first paved highways and bridges, data centers are seemingly unremarkable pieces of infrastructure… Read more

August 31, 2017  |  Written by Elvira van Bruggen, Senior Data Center Manager

How the Pareto Principle Can Help Ease Your Cloud Migration

The Pareto principle is a fascinating idea that can be applied to almost anything in the world of business. Also known as the 80/20 rule, it is the idea that 80% of your results come about as a result… Read more

August 29, 2017  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Sr. Director of Global Product Management - Interconnection

Understanding Interconnection and Its Business Benefits

When the first lines of communication traversing oceans and connecting continents were opened, business changed irrevocably. The shift from local economies to a larger, diverse global economy had… Read more

August 24, 2017  |  Written by Damion Lackamp, Director, Network Products

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