Tag: Data Centers
Data Center Economics: Build vs. Buy

Data Center Economics: Build vs. Buy

Posted 06.23.2010 | Categories: Featured, Data Centers | No Comments

Does it make more sense to build your own data center, use a colocation center to house your gear, or lease turn-key space from a wholesale data center provider? The size of a requirement has historically been a key decision point in sorting out the economics of data center expansion. But capital, control and speed to market are also important considerations in determining the best approach.

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In The Pipeline: 2009’s Top Construction and Development Stories

Posted 01.05.2010 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare, Student Housing, Data Centers | No Comments

A Month-By-Month Look Back at Projects and Developments — and in Many Cases, Postponements and Cancellations – In Commercial Construction and Development Over the Past 12 Months For most commercial real estate developers, 2009 can’t end soon enough. In the tight financing market, credit was available for only the most fail-safe construction and development projects. […]

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Data Centers: $350M Bolstering CoreSite Data Center Portfolio

Data Centers: $350M Bolstering CoreSite Data Center Portfolio

Posted 01.04.2010 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

SANTA CLARA, CA-CoreSite, a Denver-based data center operator with 10 properties under its belt is increasing its foothold in the Silicon Valley with a $350-million investment that will eventually add 230,000 square feet of data center space in three buildings. The first building, a 50,000-square-foot facility with eight megawatts of electrical capacity is scheduled for […]

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Data Centers: Digital Realty Trust diversifies and offers Data Center design and Build Services

Posted 08.06.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

It was only a matter of time that a data center wholesaler or hosting provider jumped into the data center design and build services and that day has come. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DRT) a wholesale datacenter provider, has launched a new offering called POD Architecture Services(SM) to provide design and construction services to companies […]

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Data Centers: Indian Outsourcer HCL Acquires Data Center in the US

Posted 08.06.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

Indian outsourcer HCL Technologies has acquired its first data center in the U.S. from one of its customers, the company said on Monday. HCL also took over the data center’s staff and other operations, said R. Srikrishna, senior vice president for sales for the North America business of HCL’s Infrastructure Services Division. HCL actually acquired […]

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Data Centers: Data centers go underground

Data Centers: Data centers go underground

Posted 08.03.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

A bunker mentality can be helpful for security, backup and business continuity Computerworld – As Hurricane Ike bore down on Houston one Friday last September, the Continental Airlines’ flight operations center, located on the 14th floor of a glass-sided downtown high rise, suddenly went dark. For the airline’s pilots and flight crews, however, business proceeded […]

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Data Centers: Inside Terremark’s Secure Government Data Center

Data Centers: Inside Terremark’s Secure Government Data Center

Posted 07.30.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

Terremark’s new cloud-computing facility for U.S. government customers features concrete walls, bomb-sniffing dogs, motion-sensing videocams, and a promise of 100% service availability. As U.S. government agencies consider the move to cloud computing, where will their clouds be hosted? Terremark, a hosted service provider to U.S. government customers, has built a data center specifically for that […]

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Data Centers: Could the Cloud Derail A $300M Data Center?

Data Centers: Could the Cloud Derail A $300M Data Center?

Posted 07.27.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

The state of Washington’s decision to build a $300 million data center in Olympia is being challenged by legislators who say the state could save taxpayers money by using cloud computing services. On Monday the State Finance Committee approved the sale of $300 million in bonds to fund the construction of a new data center […]

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Data Centers: A Diamond in the Rough

Data Centers: A Diamond in the Rough

Posted 07.23.2009 | Categories: Featured, Data Centers | No Comments

By Dave Jacobs, Llenrock Group Oh the irony of it all. Consumer spending is way down, and so the retail sector has been hit hard. Unemployment is at 9.5% and climbing by the day on its way to 10%, and so the office sector is hurting. People are traveling less, and have less discretionary income, […]

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Data Centers: Equinix Earnings: Bullish for the Sector

Data Centers: Equinix Earnings: Bullish for the Sector

Posted 07.23.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

Yesterday’s conference call by Equinix (EQIX) provides some of the best evidence yet of the incumbent advantage we predicted in early 2008. As the credit crunch has limited new construction, supply has grown tight in key markets, providing a huge opportunity for companies like Equinix with the financial resources to build new data centers. The […]

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