Customers can buy data center space in a number of ways. One of the most popular is colocation, tenants buy space by the rack, cabinet or cage. Larger requirements typically use the wholesale data center model, in which a tenant leases a finished suite of “turn-key” raised-floor space. The dividing lines between the two have blurred in recent years, which wholesale providers pursuing smaller deals while colo specialists add suites to their offerings. Both retail colocation providers and companies selling wholesale data center space are pushing into new markets, extending these IT outsourcing services to new audiences.
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Digital Realty Adds Direct Liquid Cooling for High-Density Colocation in 170 Data Centers Globally

May 18, 2024
Digital Realty this week unveiled expanded high-density deployment support for liquid-to-chip cooling in service of AI and data-intensive applications.

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How Edge Compute is Shifting in the AI Era: A Vision of the Future

May 27, 2024
Kevin Imboden, Global Director, Market Research, and Intelligence for EdgeConneX, explores what edge deployment architecture might look like when AI models are in widespread production...
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Equinix Puts Down $25M In Data Center Nuclear Power Deal with Sam Altman's Oklo

April 15, 2024
The big question for the data center industry is how can the move to nuclear energy happen faster, beyond the conventionally stated temporal cushion of eight to ten years.

New $725M Financing for DataBank, Plus Las Vegas Interconnection Hub Pickup, Highlights DigitalBridge Data Center Investment

April 11, 2024
New moves from DigitalBridge edge-colocation and hyperscale campus stalwarts DataBank and Vantage show how in the age of AI, the pace and scope of data center financing has become...

Brookfield Infrastructure's Evoque-Cyxtera Data Center Collaboration Emerges as Centersquare

April 8, 2024
Centersquare is the newly introduced brand for the colocation business of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, produced by merging Evoque Data Center Solutions and the recently...
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Why Data Center Asking Rents Are Surging (Even More Than Expected)

April 4, 2024
A CBRE bulletin says that power constraints are delaying new data center construction and are the biggest impediment to expanded data center supply. Similarly, JLL recently noted...
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DCF Show: Steve Madden, Equinix VP of Digital Transformation and Segmentation Marketing

Jan. 30, 2024
It was in the context of its AI platform rollout with NVIDIA that Equinix this month also issued its annual Global Interconnection Index (GXI) 2024 Report, which uncovers digital...

Colocation, Enterprise, Hyperscale Data Center Capacity Seen Racing Against AI, Cloud Demands

Jan. 8, 2024
Confirmation of such trends came in the form of EQT Infrastructure's Jan. 5 announcement of a furtherance of its investment in EdgeConneX, the better to develop data centers for...
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Data Center Jobs: Construction and Engineering Jobs Available in Major Markets

Jan. 4, 2024
Each month, Data Center Frontier, in partnership with Pkaza, posts some of the hottest data center jobs in the market. Find your next job here!