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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

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