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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

Alexa, AWS, and Our Future in the Cloud

Until recently, speaking to an appliance in one’s home was generally a sign of frustration, an indication that things were not going as planned. But recently, that has started to change. Largely… Read more

November 23, 2016  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, Vice President, Product Management

3 Ways Big Data Affects the Black Friday Shopping Experience

There’s nothing quite as uniquely American as the phenomenon of Black Friday. A tradition that started in the parking lots of big box stores at 4 in the morning on the day after Thanksgiving, most… Read more

November 22, 2016  |  Written by Don Schuett, VP of Commerical Management

Digital Realty and Megaport Team up to Deliver Service Exchange

As announced at MarketplaceLIVE in September, Digital Realty customers now have the ability to access multiple cloud service providers from a single interface in real time through our award-winning… Read more

November 21, 2016  |  Written by Fabienne Adam, Director, Cloud & Connectivity

Tech Giants Rush to Partner on Hybrid Cloud

The technology industry has exploded with new partnerships between multiple major players, all seeking the right combination of hardware, software and connectivity to expedite and scale hybrid cloud… Read more

November 16, 2016  |  Written by Bill Bradley, SVP, Partners and Alliances

6 Ways of Lowering Your IT Infrastructure Costs

For today’s enterprise, costs associated with maintaining IT infrastructure can be a serious concern. Whether it’s outside business concerns that are squeezing the company’s IT budget to its limits or… Read more

November 10, 2016  |  Written by Elisa Wong, Regional Sales Director, Asia Pacific

LinkedIn Prioritizes Data Center Strategy Amid Acquisition

Over the summer, LinkedIn, the social network targeted towards professionals, was acquired by Microsoft. Now, in an effort to gain ground by way of technical insight, it is revamping its data center… Read more

November 9, 2016  |  Written by Michael DeVito, SVP, Sales - Enterprise

Start Getting Ready with Digital Realty for AWS re:Invent 2016

 Contrary to the city’s famous motto, what happens in Las Vegas doesn’t have to stay there. In fact, when you attend AWS re:Invent November 28-December 2, it’s almost certain that you… Read more

November 8, 2016  |  Written by Kristen McAvoy, Sr. Marketing Coordinator

Service Exchange Launches Today!

Just over five weeks ago, Digital Realty’s CTO, Chris Sharp, and Megaport’s CEO, Denver Maddux, stood on stage together at MarketplaceLIVE to announce that a new offering called Service Exchange would… Read more

November 4, 2016  |  Written by John Shultz, SVP of Product Management

The Exponential Growth of IoT Security Needs

The Internet grows larger every single day. When a new tablet is purchased, a new car rolls off the assembly line, a smart thermostat is installed in a home, or a DNA analysis device for pathogen… Read more

November 2, 2016  |  Written by Don Schuett, VP of Commerical Management

Top 10 Highlights from MarketplaceLIVE

“Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories.” – Laurie Anderson, MusicianJust over a month ago, MarketplaceLIVE took place and it’s still hard to believe it’s over. After all… Read more

October 31, 2016  |  Written by Jessica Smith, Sr. Marketing Manager, Events

Digital Realty’s Bryan Marsh to Speak at Annual Data Center Investment Expo 2016

Digital Realty is pleased to announce that Vice President Bryan Marsh will speak at the upcoming Bisnow Annual Data Center Investment Expo 2016, taking place on November 10, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.… Read more

October 28, 2016  |  Written by Roxy Gribben, Sr. Director of Marketing

Network Speed and Performance Key Differentiators for Enterprises

One of the most valuable lessons we’ve learned from the digital economy is that big data on its own is more of a cost than a benefit. The true value of big data can only be realized when you can… Read more

October 26, 2016  |  Written by Andrew Schaap, Sr. VP of Sales

Innovations in Connectivity (Infographic) | Blog

  Right now, we are in a fascinating time in the history of connectivity. New developments in technologies in both our personal and professional lives slightly alter our daily routines on a… Read more

October 25, 2016  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, Vice President, Product Management

New Frost & Sullivan Webinar: The Role of the Data Center in a Hybrid Cloud World

Earlier this week, we released a whitepaper by Frost & Sullivan titled, “Not Your Grandfather’s Colo: Galvanize Your Hybrid IT Strategy With the Right Colocation Service Provider” which details why… Read more

October 24, 2016  |  Written by Scott Sherwood, Director, Product Marketing