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4 Unexpected Uses for Big Data

Data is all around us. Big data is used every day by private and government entities to measure patterns and predict trends and in day-to-day life. Similarly, you use the “small data” that you gather… Read more

December 8, 2016  |  Written by Rich Fletcher, Director of Major Accounts

Service Exchange and the Benefits of a Multi-Cloud Environment

In the virtual blink of an eye, cloud strategies have evolved from enterprises and small businesses simply being in the cloud, to individualized multi-cloud strategies where organizations work with… Read more

December 7, 2016  |  Written by Okey Keke, Sr. Solutions Architect

​Digital Realty IT Predictions for 2017

Digital Realty Predictions for 2017: Cloud Security Will Take the Lead, IoE Will Drive Compute and Storage Needs  We believe that 2017 will see greatly accelerated growth of… Read more

December 5, 2016  |  Written by Chris Sharp, Chief Technology Officer

HudsonAlpha Is Changing the World for the Better

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is changing the world through its ground-breaking genomic research. The scientists and researchers at HudsonAlpha are focused on bold innovations, manifest in… Read more

December 1, 2016  |  Written by Louis Ma, Account Executive

6 Habits of Highly Effective Colocation Providers

The data center colocation market is booming, driven largely by enterprises continuing to outsource IT infrastructure and adopt cloud solutions. Researchers at MarketsandMarkets estimated the industry… Read more

November 30, 2016  |  Written by Webair Guest Blogger, Sagi Brody, CTO at Webair

Why Everyone Should Know Who FAIR Health Is

FAIR Health is a name in healthcare that many may not have heard yet, but the non-profit company is pouring lots of resources into some of healthcare’s most ubiquitous and frustrating problems, namely… Read more

November 29, 2016  |  Written by Jim Stanley, Sr. Account Executive

Data Center Frontier Profiles Digital Realty's Ashburn Expansion

Ashburn, (Loudoun County) Virginia is frequently referred to as “Data Center Alley.” Soon, it may be need to take on a grander nickname as all of the world’s leading data center providers have a… Read more

November 28, 2016  |  Written by Donough Roche, VP, Sales Engineering

Alexa, AWS, and Our Future in the Cloud

Until recently, speaking to an appliance in one’s home was generally a sign of frustration, an indication that things were not going as planned. But recently, that has started to change. Largely… Read more

November 23, 2016  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, Vice President, Product Management

3 Ways Big Data Affects the Black Friday Shopping Experience

There’s nothing quite as uniquely American as the phenomenon of Black Friday. A tradition that started in the parking lots of big box stores at 4 in the morning on the day after Thanksgiving, most… Read more

November 22, 2016  |  Written by Don Schuett, VP of Commerical Management

Digital Realty and Megaport Team up to Deliver Service Exchange

As announced at MarketplaceLIVE in September, Digital Realty customers now have the ability to access multiple cloud service providers from a single interface in real time through our award-winning… Read more

November 21, 2016  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Director, Cloud & Connectivity

Tech Giants Rush to Partner on Hybrid Cloud

The technology industry has exploded with new partnerships between multiple major players, all seeking the right combination of hardware, software and connectivity to expedite and scale hybrid cloud… Read more

November 16, 2016  |  Written by Bill Bradley, SVP, Partners and Alliances

6 Ways of Lowering Your IT Infrastructure Costs

For today’s enterprise, costs associated with maintaining IT infrastructure can be a serious concern. Whether it’s outside business concerns that are squeezing the company’s IT budget to its limits or… Read more

November 10, 2016  |  Written by Elisa Wong, Regional Sales Director, Asia Pacific

LinkedIn Prioritizes Data Center Strategy Amid Acquisition

Over the summer, LinkedIn, the social network targeted towards professionals, was acquired by Microsoft. Now, in an effort to gain ground by way of technical insight, it is revamping its data center… Read more

November 9, 2016  |  Written by Michael DeVito, SVP, Sales - Enterprise

Start Getting Ready with Digital Realty for AWS re:Invent 2016

 Contrary to the city’s famous motto, what happens in Las Vegas doesn’t have to stay there. In fact, when you attend AWS re:Invent November 28-December 2, it’s almost certain that you… Read more

November 8, 2016  |  Written by Kristen McAvoy, Sr. Marketing Coordinator

Service Exchange Launches Today!

Just over five weeks ago, Digital Realty’s CTO, Chris Sharp, and Megaport’s CEO, Denver Maddux, stood on stage together at MarketplaceLIVE to announce that a new offering called Service Exchange would… Read more

November 4, 2016  |  Written by John Shultz, SVP of Product Management