Author Archives: Rich Miller

About Rich Miller

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

QTS is Top Performer in 2013 as Data Center Stocks Lag the Market

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QTS Realty and CyrusOne were the top performers among publicly-held data center companies for 2013 after going public earlier in the year. But they were the best of a weak bunch. The sector trailed the broader market, as investors cooled on data center stocks amid growing cloud competition and debates about the proper valuation for service providers. Read More

Colocation Outlook 2014: Connectivity is Critical in a Changing Landscape

Looking ahead for 2014: Colo, wholesales and connectivity.

Data center connectivity is becoming a key differentiator as wholesale data center providers compete for customers with colocation companies. As the industry heads into 2014, the blurring of lines between “retail” colo and wholesale space is leading more providers to offer flavors of both products, and boosting interest in open internet exchanges that could extend peering activity to a broader spectrum of facilities. Read More

The Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2013

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Big projects, big budgets, design innovation and repurposing the old economy’s infrastructure for the new economy were key themes during 2013. Here are the top 10 stories of 2013, ranked by page views. Read More