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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

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