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Digital Realty Achieves ‘Better Buildings Challenge’ Energy Reduction Goal

Better Buildings is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) initiative designed to improve our lives by driving leadership in energy innovation. By accelerating investment in responsible technologies and… Read more

May 18, 2017  |  Written by John Dumler, Technical Operations Manager, Energy

Krupal Raval talks APAC with Data Economy

Last month, Krupal Raval, Digital Realty CFO for APAC, spoke with Data Economy’s João Marques Lima about the growth of the APAC region and Digital Realty’s current and future plans for expansion into… Read more

May 17, 2017  |  Written by Omer Wilson, Sr. Director, Marketing

The Basics of Data Center Site Selection

How do companies like Digital Realty decide where they are going to build their data center facilities? Space is obviously a consideration, but it’s not the only one. There are a variety of other… Read more

May 16, 2017  |  Written by Lee Coleman, VP, Real Estate

What Makes Atlanta an Important Hub for Data Centers?

Atlanta’s data center market is an emerging hub of connectivity in the American southeast. Because of the unique combination of rising demand and ideal location, Atlanta has seen an explosion of… Read more

May 10, 2017  |  Written by Christy Joo, Product Marketing Manager

Digital Realty Facilities Stay Online During Power Outages In San Francisco & New York

On April 21, 2017, the cities of San Francisco and New York experienced massive power outages that halted morning commutes and disrupted businesses for hours. Both outages were reportedly caused by… Read more

May 4, 2017  |  Written by Joe Sacks, Director, Enterprise Solutions

ITW 2017: Let the Countdown Begin!

There’s something truly remarkable about gathering a group of 6,700+ delegates from 1,980+ companies representing over 140 countries together at one event where we all have the same goal: to make… Read more

May 3, 2017  |  Written by Jessica Smith, Sr. Marketing Manager, Events

The Role of Sustainability in the Data Center Space

As Digital Realty’s head of sustainability programs, I sat down with REIT.com earlier this year at NAREIT’s 2017 Leader in the Light Working Forum in Austin, Texas to discuss sustainability… Read more

April 25, 2017  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director, Sustainability

How Long Until the Next Zettabyte?

Last year saw an important milestone in the history of computing. After nearly 40 years of internet traffic flowing to end users and their devices, the total amount of traffic reached the massive,… Read more

April 20, 2017  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Sr. Director of Global Product Management - Interconnection

Digital Realty’s Service Exchange and “the Age of the Customer”

Digital Realty’s newest offering, Service Exchange, powered by Megaport, represents an exciting milestone for our company.  Service Exchange provides direct, private connections to the cloud, or… Read more

April 19, 2017  |  Written by Mark Vaillancourt, Director, Customer Experience

Digital Realty’s Jack Funchion to Appear at the Sixth Annual Greater New York Data Center Summit

On April 19 from 11:45 am to 12:15 pm, I’ll be taking part in a panel discussion at the upcoming Sixth Annual Greater New York Data Center Summit. The panel is called, “Best Practices for… Read more

April 18, 2017  |  Written by Jack Funchion, Director of Sales, Northeast

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

Digital Realty Announces 10 Years of Five Nines

We are happy to announce that Digital Realty data centers have achieved “five nines,” or 99.999% uptime for the 10th consecutive year in 2016.  Recently, we surpassed 1.45 billion operating… Read more

April 5, 2017  |  Written by Danny Lane, SVP, Global Operations

Meet with Digital Realty at the 2017 Channel Partners Conference!

Are you attending the 2017 Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas the week of April 10th?  If so, we hope to see you there! The Channel Partners Conference & Expo brings together the… Read more

March 29, 2017  |  Written by Allen Harmsen, Director, Channel Sales

Meet the Digital Realty Team at the INCOMPAS Show in New Orleans!

Taking place this year in New Orleans on April 3-5, The INCOMPAS Show has a new, streamlined flow designed to facilitate meaningful exchanges that lead to business deals and pipeline building. … Read more

March 27, 2017  |  Written by Holly Byrnes, Marketing Specialist, Events