Latest Blog Posts
Defying Data Gravity in Dallas
Defying Data Gravity in Dallas, our latest blog provides a comprehensive overview of the region’s activities and describes how businesses in the DFW Metroplex can confidently handle the data-related challenges facing the high-growth area.
How Phoenix Businesses Can Evolve Their IT Architecture and Overcome Data Gravity
The Phoenix market plays a key role in numerous data-heavy market sectors, such as aerospace and defense, bioscience and healthcare, and financial services, among others. Overcoming Data Gravity, as well as high demand for network and cloud interconnectivity, are key challenges for these industries. Lack of direct connections can create network and data restrictions that impede business functions that rely on real-time processing.
Working with Customers to Solve For Data Gravity and the Challenges of Tomorrow
The first two blogs in our Customer First Focus Blog Series discussed keeping long-term commitments to customers and helping them achieve high-priority objectives like sustainability. Today, we're focusing on another high-priority challenge that impacts all industries – data gravity.
Sustainability in Financial Services: Taking Action through Data-Centric IT Infrastructure
The pressure is on. Financial Services leaders and investors are encountering the perfect storm of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) standards, and the rising public focus on sustainable awareness.
How Toronto Metro Digital Businesses Can Overcome the Effects of Data Gravity
Toronto has ascended to a prominent economic and cultural center due to its surging tech sector, various professional sports franchises, thriving performing arts community, and multinational food scene. As a result of these digital, economic, and demographic changes, the amount of data generated, stored, exchanged, and analyzed in the Toronto region is dramatic.
How Digital Businesses in Northern Virginia Can Overcome the Effects of Data Gravity
Did you know that the Northern Virginia metropolitan area is one of the top U.S. metros experiencing digital transformation? The area has seen significant growth in technology that is further boosted by major expansions and investments in recent years. The increase in data growth and global data exchange has also created the need to transform IT infrastructure to meet the digital economy's demands.
Unleashing Data-Driven Strategies to Optimize Financial Services Data Exchange
The rapidly evolving digital economy is remaking financial services organizations while transforming how they create and deliver value. In the process, firms are creating, processing and storing more information than ever before, and that led to an explosion of data followed by an acceleration of digital transformation in the last year.
Introducing Digital Realty's Customer First Focus Blog Series
To demonstrate our commitment to prioritizing customers and developing new initiatives to enhance customer experience, we're launching a Customer First Focus blog series. Today, it kicks off with this video from Mark Reynolds (Vice President of Global Operations at Digital Realty).
Data Gravity Megatrend Expands to More Metros and Industries in New Report
On Sept. 28, the first report measuring and quantifying the Data Gravity megatrend was released. In it, we explained Data Gravity as a gravitational force that was impairing workflows, creating latency and impacting security. We also showed how Data Gravity was expanding on a global scale and the macro trends that were amplifying it along the way. Today, we're releasing Version 1.5 of the Data Gravity Index. You might be asking what's changed and why is this update so important? I have answers for you.
VIDEO: The New Enterprise Deployment Trend and What it Means for Technology Infrastructure
In this 10-minute TED-style video, Tony Bishop (SVP of Platform, Growth and Marketing) explains what happened to enterprises once Data Gravity began to force them to re-think deployment strategies. He also explains the cause and effect components of this data megatrend and what it means for all companies right now.