Synergy Research: SaaS Spending Hits $100 billion Annual Run Rate

It is particularly noteworthy that the global colocation market remains concentrated around the most important economic hubs, reflecting the importance of proximity to major customers. The enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market generated well over $23 billion of revenue for software vendors in Q1 2019 and will hit a $100 billion annual run rate in the current quarter, according to new market research by Synergy Research. The SaaS market continues to grow at almost 30% per year.…

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Expert Blog: What Healthcare Organizations Need to Know About HIPAA-Compliance

“Other physical safeguards a healthcare organization’s data center should feature include: Limited facility access
and controls for authorized or restricted access,” said Albert A. Ahdoot, Director of Business Development, Colocation America. Though global ransomware attacks are on the decline, healthcare organizations continue to be disproportionately targeted by hackers. HIPAA-compliant data storage is important to mitigate risks. It involves implementing both physical and digital safeguards designed to protect sensitive health information from a growing number of threats.…

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GIGA Data Centers’ NC Facility Achieves OCP Ready Status

The Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation has granted GIGA Data Centers’ Mooresville, NC, data center the OCP-Ready status. An OCP Ready site complies with all site requirements for a colocation service provider to be able to serve OCP customers and their hardware in its facilities.  OCP customers typically require greater flexibility in power to support higher rack-power densities that need to be delivered “efficiently and cost-effectively.” Such flexibility is becoming increasingly required to support the growing demands…

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DataGryd and maincubes Align to Provide Bi-Continental Data Center Solutions

New York City based data center provider DataGryd and European data center provider maincubes announce a partnership to provide cross-Atlantic data center capabilities. The collaboration would offer customers of both data center operations “a broadened geographic coverage featuring flexibility, low-cost connectivity options, 100% SLAs and more.” “DataGryd and maincubes share a commitment to quality, availability, data protection and security while providing outstanding value for our customers,” said Tom Brown, President and CEO of DataGryd. “This partnership…

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Synergy Research: Top-20 Metros Generate 56% of Global Retail Colocation Revenues

New data from Synergy Research Group shows that just 20 metro areas account for 56% of worldwide retail colocation revenues. Ranked by revenue generated in Q1 2019, the top five metros include Tokyo, New York, London, Washington and Shanghai, which in aggregate account for 25% of the global retail colocation market. – read more below the image – It is particularly noteworthy that the global colocation market remains concentrated around the most important economic hubs,…

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Atlanta, Georgia-based Giga Data Centers Expands Executive Team

Giga Data Centers, an Atlanta, Georgia-based company building and operating colocation data centers with modular technologies, has expanded its executive team to include David Shepard as Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to joining Giga Data Centers, Mr. Shepard served as the Executive Vice President and General Manager for Baselayer, a manufacturer of modular data center solutions. David Shepard has 20+ years of experience growing and managing large enterprise customers and building “successful” sales and marketing teams.…

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Datacenter.com Achieves EU Code Of Conduct Participant Status Promoting Energy Efficient Practices

Amsterdam-based colocation company Datacenter.com, a carrier-neutral provider of colocation services ‘on demand,’ has been approved for the EU Code of Conduct for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers. The EU Code of Conduct for Data Centers was created in response to increasing energy consumption in data centers and the need to reduce the related environmental, economic and energy supply security impacts. European data centers signing this agreement are obliged to reduce their energy consumption. Datacenter.com is an…

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Colocation America Starts Offering Managed IT Services to Its Customers

Colocation hosting provider Colocation America, a company delivering its services throughout the US since 2000, partners with NTG – a North Texas-based IT consultancy and service provider (ITSP & MSP) – to start offering extended Managed IT Services beyond the confines of the data center. Colocation America’s partnership with NTG will allow Colocation America to offer additional off-premise and virtual services to its customers. “We’re excited and proud to offer Managed IT Services to our…

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Datacenter.com Achieves Status EU Code Of Conduct Participant Status Promoting Energy Efficient Practices

Amsterdam-based colocation company Datacenter.com, a carrier-neutral provider of colocation services ‘on demand,’ has been approved for the EU Code of Conduct for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers. The EU Code of Conduct for Data Centers was created in response to increasing energy consumption in data centers and the need to reduce the related environmental, economic and energy supply security impacts. European data centers signing this agreement are obliged to reduce their energy consumption. Datacenter.com is an…

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Linxdatacenter Achieves Lenovo Gold Partner Status

International data center provider Linxdatacenter, an expert in colocation, cloud and connectivity solutions, has achieved Gold level partner status with Lenovo. This designation recognizes Linxdatacenter’s capabilities in building IT solutions based on Lenovo’s technologies. “Our future plans include expansion of the services portfolio based on the Lenovo products,” said Andrey Zakharov, Digital Solutions Director, Linxdatacenter. The partnership program was created for rewarding reliable partners of Lenovo and for their involvement in business development. Partners are…

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