Latest Blog Posts
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.
How Digital Realty Tracks Its Sustainability Progress
The data center industry is becoming increasingly responsive to environmental concerns. Typically, the industry has used a great deal of energy to power its facilities, cooling systems, and customers’ computer servers. In many cases, they have consumed substantial amounts of water to cool their systems. However, one of Schneider Electric’s customers, Digital Realty is out to lead the way toward greater sustainability — and it’s using data to get real results.
How a Data-centric IT Infrastructure Facilitates Compliance in Financial Services
The explosion of data and the acceleration of digital transformation has financial services firms trying to store and process record amounts of data. The lack of optimized data exchange presents opportunity targets for cyber criminals and nation-state actors. For example, a study by the Boston Consulting Group  finds that financial services firms are 300 times more likely to be targeted by a cyber-attack than businesses in other industry segments.
Customer First Focus: Working With Customers to Achieve Sustainability in the Data Center Industry
The explosion of data growth, the acceleration of demand and the disruption of data gravity barriers are global challenges our customers face today. When we talk with them, we hear how today's digital economy changes how they create/deliver value, produces new security challenges and disrupts workflows. Solving those issues is critical to our customers, but there is also another essential objective they want to achieve due to the trends of today – sustainability.
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).