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Selecting the Best Location for a Colocation Provider

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Examining the requirements for the location is vital to the selection of a good colocation data center. Over the past few years, more variables have entered into the decision making process. This article will analyze these variables and recommend where IT managers and administrators should focus their attention in deciding the right location and facility for their IT environment.
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CoreSite Virginia Project Reflects Data Center Construction Boom

The server hall of a data center operated by CoreSite, which is filing for a $230 million IPO.

CoreSite Realty (COR) says it will build a 200,000 square foot greenfield data center at its campus in Reston, Virginia. The project caps a flurry of announcements of new data center builds, which will collectively boost data center construction and bring significant new supply onto the market over the next year. Read More

Facebook Adapts Open Compute for Colo Space

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Will the Open Compute Project’s uber-efficient open source hardware designs would ever be available at your local colocation center? It’s taken 18 months, but Facebook has now shared details of its first use of Open Compute hardware in its third-party colo space. Read More

Preparing Data Center Infrastructure for Consolidation

As organizations continue to grow, their data center needs will evolve as well. This means that IT infrastructures will have to be relocated to more suitable environments – capable of handling the growing demand. This white paper from Schneider Electric examines this process. Read More

Tesh Durvasula Joins CyrusOne Executive Team

Tesh Durvasula of Quality Technology Services speaks at last week's Tier 1 Hosting & Cloud Transformation Summit in Las Vegas.

IT infrastructure provider CyrusOne has appointed industry veteran Tesh Durvasula as its Chief Commercial Officer, the company said today. In his new post, Durvasula will oversee strategy, marketing and sales for the company. Read More

What You Should Know Before Making a Colocation Decision

Whether your organization is an SMB or a large enterprise, there are some key decision points and drivers behind an initiative to move towards a colocation provider. There are numerous benefits in selecting to work with a colocation data center and it’s important to understand which of those benefits can directly help your organization grow. Read More

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