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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

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

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

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

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

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

How Data Collection Brings You Closer to Your Customers

Businesses of all sizes today are turning to data to give them an advantage over their competition. With data centers and much of their architectures becoming increasingly virtualized, it’s becoming… Read more

June 20, 2017  |  Written by Mark Reynolds, VP, Customer Operations

Virtualization and You: The Data Centers of the Future

To say a lot has happened in a short amount of time with regard to the evolution of data centers would be a gross understatement. Both technological innovation and widespread adoption have occurred in… Read more

June 15, 2017  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Sr. Director of Global Product Management

Data Centers Built for Growth

Our dependence on data and analytics, along with the Internet of Things (IoT), continues to transform the way we live and, in turn, the way we do business. It’s estimated that by 2020 more than 24… Read more

June 13, 2017  |  Written by Dan Papes, SVP, Global Sales and Marketing

AWS Direct Connect Now Available in Digital Realty’s Atlanta Facilities

AWS Direct Connect is now available at Digital Realty’s data center facilities located in downtown Atlanta. Customers who use AWS Direct Connect get a direct, low latency, highly resilient, secure… Read more

June 6, 2017  |  Written by Sean Iraca, VP, Service Enablement

Digital Realty Sponsors Boston Data Center Market Report

Boston has always been known as the capitol of higher education for the U.S. With over 50 colleges and universities in the Boston area, it has traditionally been a hotbed for technology, research,… Read more

May 31, 2017  |  Written by Jeff Tapley, SVP, Global Asset Management