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Digital Realty’s San Francisco Facility Now Runs on Green Power

We are proud and excited to share the news that Digital Realty’s largest data center in San Francisco, a 227,000 square-foot, 8.6MW facility at 365 Main Street, now runs on green power supplied by the… Read more

June 14, 2018  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Senior Director, Sustainability

Introducing Our Newest Toronto Data Center: TOR1

We’re transforming the former Toronto Star printing plant into TOR1, our state-of-the-art wholesale data center which will be one of the largest in Canada. For over 25 years, the building was the… Read more

May 22, 2018  |  Written by Jeff Tapley, SVP, Asset Management

Digital Realty Managing Director Talks Europe with Data Economy

At the end of last year, Digital Realty’s EMEA Managing Director Rob Coupland sat down with Data Economy’s João Marques Lima to discuss some of the major topics for businesses in Europe, including… Read more

May 10, 2018  |  Written by Sue Jones, VP, Marketing

Q&A with Instor’s Jim Levin, V.P. of Business Development, Strategy & Marketing

Earlier this year, we kicked off 2018 with our annual Sales Kick Off (SKO) conference in beautiful San Diego. This was an opportunity for us to bring our entire Sales and Marketing organizations… Read more

March 27, 2018  |  Written by Holly Byrnes, Event Coordinator

Physical & Financial Resiliency to Support Your Growth

When we talk about resiliency in the data center business, we’re usually referring to the stability and redundancy of the power supply, temperature control and network connectivity.  In addition… Read more

March 6, 2018  |  Written by Andy Power, Chief Financial Officer

Trends for 2018: Enterprises Ditch On-Premise Data Centers

In the data center industry, change is the rule. If anything is certain, it’s that 2018 will bring more data from more sources and that deluge of data will precipitate more changes in the way… Read more

January 9, 2018  |  Written by Vinay Nagpal, VP, Product Management

Silicon Valley Connected Campus Set for Expansion

As you may have heard, Digital Realty is set to expand its Connected Campus in Silicon Valley. In addition to our existing Santa Clara facilities, this new data center - located at 3205 Alfred Street… Read more

November 30, 2017  |  Written by Jessica Smith

5 Things Data Centers Need In Order to Support More Data

Connected consumer devices. Connected industrial systems. Whether it’s coming from a factory in South Carolina, a fitness tracker in California, or somewhere in between, the amount of connected… Read more

November 20, 2017  |  Written by Vinay Nagpal, VP, Product Management

What Is Hyperscale?

What is “hyperscale?” The word itself is a pretty good indicator. The prefix “hyper” means over or excessive. The word scale refers to size or extent. So companies now being called “hyperscalers” are… Read more

November 15, 2017  |  Written by Jeff Borker, Sr. Product Manager, Scale

Ashburn Expansion Taking Shape

The Silicon Valley of the East. Data Center Alley. Whatever name you like to use, Northern Virginia’s Loudoun County has become known as one of the most connected regions in the world. With more than… Read more

November 7, 2017  |  Written by Jon Litvany, Sales Director

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

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

Making a Data Center Decision

Normal used to be an in-house data center powering the IT capabilities and applications of an enterprise. Everything under one roof. But as networking equipment grew increasingly complex and… Read more

August 25, 2017  |  Written by Digital Realty