Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of October 17th
Digital Realty data center in Chessington, U.K. (Photo: Digital Realty)

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of October 17th

Here are some of the most popular stories on Data Center Knowledge this week

For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.

Telx Acquisition Closed, Here’s Digital Realty’s Plan - Interconnecting Telx meet-me rooms with its big wholesale facilities over private network links is Digital’s new value proposition.

Growth Continues in Secondary North American Data Center Markets - Markets like Seattle, Portland, Phoenix, and, more recently, Reno, Nevada, are seeing a lot of multi-tenant data center construction and take-up.

Equinix Doubles Down in One of Internet's Most Important Locations - Equinix is breaking ground on a brand new Ashburn campus that has the potential to grow to 1 million square feet of gross building space – a data center build-out that would cost $1 billion by the company’s estimate.

What about Dell’s Own Huge Data Center Software Portfolio? - While there may be a lot of cross-sell opportunities for hardware and software between Dell and VMware, Dell has a substantial list of data center software capabilities of its own, which it has accumulated over the years primarily through acquisition.

Next-Gen Enterprise Network Doesn’t Stop at Corporate Firewall - A recent Еquinix commissioned study found that enterprise IT decision makers are increasingly aware of the need for interconnection with a broad ecosystem, and that demand for interconnection services is growing.

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