The Top 10 Data Center Stories for June 2021

July 1, 2021
The top data center story for June was an easy call – the $10 billion acquisition of QTS Data Centers. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in June 2021.

The top data center story for June was an easy call – the $10 billion acquisition of QTS Data Centers by Blackstone Infrastructure partners. It was the biggest deal in the history of the data center business, and just about all of you wanted to read about it.

But there was plenty of other news in June, with the unveiling of huge developments and investments across the sector. This included huge new campuses for Yondr, Switch and newcomer Quantum Loophole, and a $3.9 joint venture by Equinix and GIC to build hyperscale data centers all over the place.

Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in June 2021, in order of article views:

Education is part of our mission at Data Center Frontier. In our Voices of the Industry feature, we share the experience of data center executives on the front lines of innovation. Here’s a look at the most popular Voices columns for DCF readers last month:

Be sure to check out all of our Voices columns, including insights from Stream Data Centers, Flexential, ProLift Rigging, and Service Express,

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Rich Miller

I write about the places where the Internet lives, telling the story of data centers and the people who build them. I founded Data Center Knowledge, the data center industry's leading news site. Now I'm exploring the future of cloud computing at Data Center Frontier.

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