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Sustainability Spotlight: Toronto
Learn how Digital Realty Toronto ticks all the boxes for a purpose-built, sustainable data center including a host of green accreditations.
Ready for anything: How data centers are keeping their lights on this winter and beyond
Learn how our preparedness helps to ensure that the critical digital services that society relies on, are available when needed most.
Europe’s sustainable data centers can help boost growth – and your green credentials
Sustainable design and operational practices are no longer just nice-to-have. Enterprises looking to expand into the European market need to be particularly attuned to this new business imperative.
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 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.
Sustainability First: Digital Realty’s Global Commitment to Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
Digital Realty announces Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) goals to advance ambitious sustainability practices further.
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.
An Inventor’s 10-Year Journey Quantifying the Explosion of Enterprise Data Growth
Since joining Digital Realty, I've been working on what was, until today, a secret project called The Data Gravity Index DGx™ 1.0. This is what I mean by a critical step. Now Data Gravity has a methodology, a formula, and a decipherable pattern. It’s the first time Data Gravity has been measured and quantified for the Global 2000 Enterprises.