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Equinix beware: Digital Realty throws down gauntlet with new $1.8b acquisition
With future CAPEX costs included the acquisition will cost around $2.25b and will strip Equinix's title of having the most colocation facilities in South America.
Expert says data centres are investments with almost guaranteed profits
Data centres offer long-term contracts and recurring revenues like conventional property, but they come with the added bonus of rapid growth prospects.
Digital Realty lures in two new senior exec job appointments
In another game of tech company musical chairs, Digital Realty has poached execs from Microsoft and Blue Shield to fill in its CIO and CISO roles.
Facebook to launch first data center in Asia – a S$1.4b colossus
The new data center will be located in Singapore and will be more than three times bigger than the nation's current largest facility.
Exclusive: The impact of hybrid cloud on Australia’s DC market
"Over recent months, we’ve announced partnerships with the likes of Megaport and IBM to deliver dedicated, private access to the cloud."
Finding resiliency and driving business success – advice from a CFO
The ability to thrive and survive comes from being prepared – it’s a boy scout motto for good reason.
Digital Realty adds direct, secure access to IBM Cloud for A/NZ
Data centre leader provides global on-ramps to IBM Cloud, supporting critical enterprise applications.
Digital Realty opens up IBM Cloud access in 70 global data centres
Digital Realty today announced that it will be expanding its dedicated access to the IBM Cloud in 15 major metropolitan areas around the globe.
Digital Realty turns old printing plant into third Toronto data center
Digital Realty has converted what was once Toronto's largest newspaper facility into one of the most efficient and reliable data centers in the area.
Industry heavyweights debate the future at Datacloud Europe 2018
“In the next decade, society will demand more computing power but will not tolerate an increased energy footprint. We need data centre disruption."
Data center sustainability: The hunt for renewables is on at an enterprise level
Ten years ago, you wouldn’t be able to source a utility-scale solar project that was cost-neutral to the price of utility power. Today it’s possible.
Digital Realty: The Cloud, the data center and the growth of APAC
Businesses in Asia Pacific are more ambitious with the need to expand their businesses not only in the region but globally as well.
Datacloud Asia 2018 wraps up with award winners announced
The awards were presented on the closing day of the event with winners including Equinix, Digital Realty, Munters, Global Cloud Xchange, and NEXTDC.
Expert opinion: 5 myths surrounding the 'AI Hype Train'
Digital Realty's director of engineering says while AI does represent an exciting new utility, it doesn't herald the arrival of a sci-fi future.
5 reasons why Japan is a global data center powerhouse
Moreover, in 2016, Google launched its first Japanese cloud region in Tokyo and second in Asia Pacific.
Why are on-premise data centers a thing of the past?
In the data center industry, the only thing that’s certain is change.
Frankfurt to overtake London with largest data centre cluster in EU
Frankfurt is preparing for substantial extra growth over the next year, with more than 11 data centre expansions announced by major providers.
Digital Realty adds Colt connectivity to Singapore data centers
"Digital transformation is going to be a key driver for Singapore's future economy."
Digital Realty adds direct access to Oracle Cloud
A total of 59 Digital Realty data centers support private connections to Oracle's Infrastructure as a Service.
The brains behind the smart city: What data centers need to pay attention to this year
According to PwC, APAC's data center market size is worth US$12 billion in 2016 and is expected to grow by 27% per annum (p.a.).
Digital Realty appoints Erich Sanchack as EVP
Sanchack will report directly to the CEO and will be responsible for overseeing global portfolio operations.
Just 20 metros generate 59% of worldwide colocation revenue
Across these metros, retail colocation accounted for 72% of Q3 revenues and wholesale 28%.
Data center giants Equinix & Digital Realty make 2017 a record year for M&As
Entering 2018, there are also four additional major deals that have been agreed to but not yet closed that are worth over $2.6 billion.
Digital Realty bolsters renewable energy initiatives
Digital Realty continues its focus on renewable energy for its data centers.