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.

Equinix Acquires Key Frankfurt Network Hub

Equinix is the new owner of a major data center at Kleyer90 connectivity hub in Frankffurt, pictured above. Equinix said today that it has agreed to acquire ancotel GmbH. (Photo: ancotel)netw

Equinix has acquired the Kleyer 90 carrier hotel in Frankfurt, one of the busiest network nodes in Europe, the company said this week. With more than 7,100 physical cross-connects, “Campus Kleyer” is one of the most densely interconnected Equinix locations in the world. Read More

The Pros and Cons of Underground Data Centers

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The data bunker industry is growing, as more customers seek out ultra-secure underground hosting for their IT operations. At last week’s Data Center World conference, several experts discussed the advantages and challenges of underground data centers, and offered tips for evaluating a data bunker. Read More