Ashburn Express: With six “on-net” data centers and multiple available conduits on the Ashburn, Virginia loop, DF&I says its Express Connect network can deliver connectivity to just about anywhere within the Data Center Alley ecosystem.

DF&I CEO Sheds Light On Dark Fiber Expansion In Top U.S. Data Center Markets

Sept. 22, 2023
DCF met with DF&I's CEO to discuss how the company is expanding its wholesale fiber networks into Maryland, Prince William County, VA and beyond with a focus on providing turnkey...


Unpacking CDU Motors: It’s Not Just About Redundancy

May 15, 2024
Matt Archibald, Director of Technical Architecture at nVent, explores methods for controlling coolant distribution units (CDU), the "heart" of the liquid cooling system.
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High-Speed DACs: A Viable Option for Next Generation 5G Open RAN and Open Edge Connections

As O-RAN standards become more popular, Ryan Harris, Sales Engineer and Market Manager for The Siemon Company, outlines the benefits of using DAC for short reach high speed telecommunic...
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The Partners That Modernize Interconnectivity for Cloud and Data Center Solutions

March 9, 2023
A case study in how interconnection modernization translates into business benefits, featuring Belden and Montreal-based colocation specialist eStruxture.
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Top 5 Connectivity Considerations: From Modernization to Interconnected

March 2, 2023
Here are 5 five interconnectivity considerations, built from industry feedback and are designed to help you gain a competitive edge in an extraordinarily connected economy.
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Connectivity Modernization: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

Feb. 23, 2023
Change is the constant in the data center landscape. We continue our series on interconnection with a look at the growth of bandwidth and Internet connectivity requirements.
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How Digital Modernization is Driving the Interconnectivity Evolution

Feb. 16, 2023
Users often think of modernization efforts as upgrades to servers and software. However, the interconnectivity evolution occurs in the data center and cloud infrastructure. Insights...
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In examining a data center’s ecosystem, understanding where the data center is located and how many providers, onramps and direct connections are available are key criteria.

Evaluating a Data Center? A Highly Interconnected Ecosystem is Key

Peg Hallberg, Head of Product and Software Engineering for Cologix, explains why a strong interconnection ecosystem is key when evaluating a data center to support your IT infrastructur...
Hudson Interxchange CEO Thomas Brown with the company’s new logo. (Photo: Hudson IX)

With New Brand and Owners, Hudson Interxchange Looks to Grow at 60 Hudson

July 22, 2022
Hudson Interxchange (Hudson IX) is the successor to DataGryd, which was acquired by UK investor Cordiant Digital Infrastructure. The revamped Hudson IX has a new brand, and will...