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Sustainability Concerns Will Promote Colocation/Cloud Adoption: 2017 Prediction #2

There’s no doubt that sustainability has become a major concern in our world today. As individuals, and as larger groups, we realize that we must take proactive steps to mitigate the negative effects… Read more

January 17, 2017  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director of Sustainability

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

PTC’17 Is Right Around the Corner!

It’s that time of year where some of us are unpacking stored summer clothes and dusting off our sunglasses because the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) annual conference, PTC’17, is… Read more

January 11, 2017  |  Written by Jessica Smith, Sr. Marketing Manager, Events

DLR Named as “Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock”

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. is proud to have been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by Dividend Channel, a well-respected online investment guide.This means two big things for… Read more

December 21, 2016  |  Written by Andrew Power, Chief Financial Officer

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

3 Ways Digital Realty Is Taking Steps Towards Sustainability and Being Recognized for It

It’s no myth that data centers are large energy consumers, which is why it is imperative for industry leaders to take steps towards implementing renewable energy practices. At Digital Realty, we are… Read more

December 19, 2016  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director of Sustainability

Watch DLR’s CEO, Bill Stein, on CNBC’s Mad Money

Digital Realty CEO, Bill Stein, appeared on CNBC’s Mad Money program in an interview with host Jim Cramer on Tuesday, December 13th. They discussed what drives the growing demand for data centers, the… Read more

December 15, 2016  |  Written by Roxy Gribben, Sr. Director of Marketing

Don’t Forget the ‘Realty’ in Digital Realty

Casual observers may not realize that Digital Realty is not just the world's largest full scale data center provider, it is also a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).Recently, REIT.com… Read more

December 12, 2016  |  Written by Lee Coleman, VP, Real Estate

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

​Digital Realty IT Predictions for 2017

Digital Realty Predictions for 2017: Cloud Security Will Take the Lead, IoE Will Drive Compute and Storage Needs   We believe that 2017 will see greatly accelerated growth of enterprise… Read more

December 5, 2016  |  Written by Chris Sharp, Chief Technology Officer

HudsonAlpha Is Changing the World for the Better

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is changing the world through its ground-breaking genomic research. The scientists and researchers at HudsonAlpha are focused on bold innovations, manifest in… Read more

December 1, 2016  |  Written by Louis Ma, Account Executive

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

Why Everyone Should Know Who FAIR Health Is

FAIR Health is a name in healthcare that many may not have heard yet, but the non-profit company is pouring lots of resources into some of healthcare’s most ubiquitous and frustrating problems, namely… Read more

November 29, 2016  |  Written by Jim Stanley, Sr. Account Executive

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