Digital Realty

Are Low PUE Ratings Hitting Their Limit?

Jim Smith Digital Realty

The push for data center energy efficiency has become a tale of two PUEs. There’s the exceptional Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) scores being reported by companies like Google and Facebook. But not every facility can emulate Google and Facebook, as Jim Smith of Digital Realty noted in a talk at the 7×24 Exchange.. Read More

Digital Realty, DFT: No Interruptions from Virginia Storm

Lightning has figured in several data center power incidents. But there are steps you can take to prepare (Source: NOAA).

Digital Realty Trust (DLR) and DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT said their data centers performed flawlessly during last weekend’s electrical storms in northern Virginia. Between them, the two companies operate more than 3.3 million square feet of data center space in 26 data centers across northern Virginia. Read More

Digital Realty Buys Campus in Suburban Chicago

Digital Realty (DLR) has now entered the suburban Chicago market, acquiring a 575,000 square foot redevelopment property in Franklin Park, Ill. for $22.3 million. The three-building property has an existing tenant and considerable land to develop data centers. Read More

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