Build or Lease: Eight Key Considerations for Data Centers

Steve Smith is Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for CoreSite http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2016/06/07/build-or-lease-eight-key-considerations-for-data-centers/ Outsourcing data requirements to a third party for the first time can be nerve-racking. Endless requirements paired with an increased expectation for data performance puts IT in the … Continued

Hot Investment Niches

by Dees Stribling JUN022016 https://www.cpexecutive.com/post/investor-appetite-for-specialty-assets-grows/ A run of good fortune is prompting investors to ask not only what’s in store for the market as a whole but where to invest next. For a growing number of investors, niche markets provide … Continued

Data Center REITs Love Our Web Addiction

http://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2016-05-18/data-center-reits-thrive-on-internet-addiction BY: RANI MOLLA May 18, 2016 11:00 AM CDT This is not news to you because you’re reading this column digitally or on your Bloomberg terminal: We all have a blossoming and apparently limitless addiction to the internet. But … Continued

Lincoln Enters Boston Market

TierPoint’s Boston Data Center Has a New Landlord BY YEVGENIY SVERDLIK ON MAY 4, 2016 http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2016/05/04/tierpoints-boston-data-center-has-a-new-landlord/ Lincoln Rackhouse, a division of a Dallas-based real estate firm called Lincoln Property Company, has acquired a colocation data center in Marlborough, Massachusetts, which is about 30 … Continued

Texas Data Centers

Texas Lures Data Centers, Not for Jobs but for Revenue A showroom prototype of a customizable customer pod containing servers at Aligned Data Centers in Plano, Tex. The company has a program that lets clients pay only for the power … Continued

Data Centers – Leading REIT Sector in 2016

Six data center real estate investment trusts (REITs) are posting outsized returns this year. The sector has a market cap of $45.6 billion and year-to-date returns have totaled 13.06 percent, including a 3.01 percent dividend yield. One of these REITs, … Continued

Cities, not cornfields, draw data centers

Credit: Google Metro areas are prime areas for development By Patrick Thibodeau http://www.computerworld.com/article/3034989/data-center/cities-not-cornfields-draw-data-centers.html FOLLOW Computerworld | Feb 22, 2016 2:57 AM PT COMMENTS  Google built a data center in an Oregon town with a population of about 15,000. Yahoo established a chicken-coop style data … Continued

Telx Acquisition Closed, Here’s Digital Realty’s Plan

BY YEVGENIY SVERDLIK ON OCTOBER 14, 2015 http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2015/10/14/telx-acquisition-closed-heres-digital-realtys-plan/ While some of the world’s biggest cloud data centers were designed and built by the cloud providers themselves – companies like Amazon, Microsoft, and Google – they represent only a part of … Continued

2016: The Year of The Data Center

  http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2015/11/23/2016-year-data-center/   By: John M. Hawkins is VP of Marketing and Communications at vXchnge.   With 2016 quickly approaching, executives are starting to hash out their plans and budgets for the coming year. While all aspects of a business are … Continued