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Hybrid Cloud Evolves for High Performance

Cloud computing has become essential to running many business critical applications.  Whether it’s internal IT teams seeking rapid deployment of development environments, rapid scaling of… Read more

April 11, 2017  |  Written by Chris Sharp, CTO

Maximize Efficiency in Data Transfer through the Digital Realty Internet Exchange

More than ever, businesses rely on the fast and fluid transfer of data and the ability to retrieve data quickly. However, connecting through private, individual connections can be cumbersome and… Read more

April 6, 2017  |  Written by Damion Lackamp, Director, Network Products

Snap’s IPO, the Rise of AR, and Scaling in the Cloud

From Wall Street to Silicon Valley, the IPO of Snap, the parent company of mobile social sharing app Snapchat, is set to make big waves in a variety of industries. A considerable part of that… Read more

March 23, 2017  |  Written by Jean Brierre, Product Manager - Cloud & Network Services

Connected Campuses for Elastic Cloud Computing

Elastic Hybrid Multi-Cloud can deliver High Performance and More. I’m sure you’ve noticed that “elasticity” has become a much talked about concept in cloud computing in the past year. Why? Because if… Read more

March 22, 2017  |  Written by Chris Sharp, CTO

Digital Realty Announces Expansion of Atlanta Connected Campus

Digital Realty is pleased to announce a significant expansion to its Connected Campus in Atlanta. Our new facility is located at 250 Williams Street and comprises approximately 18,000 square feet of… Read more

March 16, 2017  |  Written by Christy Joo, Product Marketing Manager

Forrester Launches 10 Cloud Predictions for 2017

Cloud computing has completely changed the IT landscape for businesses of all sizes, and the industry continues to evolve and accelerate at an impressive pace. In its new report, research firm… Read more

March 6, 2017  |  Written by Nadia Tuffaha, Content Marketing Manager

Service Exchange Delivers Precious Business Commodity: Connectivity

If you had a particularly hectic end to 2016, you may have missed Digital Realty’s big announcement. We are talking about our newest offering, Service Exchange. Service Exchange is a… Read more

February 2, 2017  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Director of Cloud and Connectivity

Managed Services to Lean More on the Cloud: 2017 Prediction #4

Recently, we’ve been going a bit more in depth on each of our IT predictions for 2017. So far we’ve discussed cloud security, sustainability, and the Internet of Everything. Today, we’ll move on to… Read more

January 24, 2017  |  Written by Okey Keke, Sr. Solutions Architect

Cloud Security Will Surpass Private Data Centers: 2017 Prediction #1

Recently, Digital Realty published a list of IT predictions for 2017. We will see rapid growth of some technologies, and the inevitable decline of others. We believe that increasingly companies of all… Read more

January 12, 2017  |  Written by Fabienne Adam - Director, Cloud & Connectivity

Forrester Releases “The State Of Cloud Platform Standards, Q4 2016”

In a recent research report, Forrester tackles some of the topics of most concern for IT leaders today. Namely, how to create standards that help businesses harness all the advantages cloud has to… Read more

December 20, 2016  |  Written by John Freimuth, Sr. Director of Business Development

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

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

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