Equinix: Space Getting Tight in Key Markets

Colocation provider Equinix says it is running short of space in three key markets, to the point where it is getting selective about deals. The situation is temporary, as Equinix has new data center space coming online at mid-year, but illustrates the strength of demand in the colocation market. Read More

The LEEDiest Data Centers

For Earth Day 2010, we’re looking at the progress of the data center industry in adopting the LEED standard, including the upper tiers of the rating system. Here’s a list of the exclusive club of data centers that have earned LEED Platinum status. Read More

Fannie Mae’s Pioneering Green Data Center

The exterior of the Fannie Mae Technology Center in Urbana, Md., the first LEED-certified data center.

When it comes to green data centers, a key pioneer was the Fannie Mae Technology Center in Urbana, Md., which in 2005 became the first data center to earn certification under the LEED program for energy efficient buildings. Read More