Latest Blog Posts
Ready for anything: How data centers are keeping their lights on this winter and beyond
Learn how our preparedness helps to ensure that the critical digital services that society relies on, are available when needed most.
Europe’s sustainable data centers can help boost growth – and your green credentials
Sustainable design and operational practices are no longer just nice-to-have. Enterprises looking to expand into the European market need to be particularly attuned to this new business imperative.
How Digital Realty Tracks Its Sustainability Progress
The data center industry is becoming increasingly responsive to environmental concerns. Typically, the industry has used a great deal of energy to power its facilities, cooling systems, and customers’ computer servers. In many cases, they have consumed substantial amounts of water to cool their systems. However, one of Schneider Electric’s customers, Digital Realty is out to lead the way toward greater sustainability — and it’s using data to get real results.
Customer First Focus: Working With Customers to Achieve Sustainability in the Data Center Industry
The explosion of data growth, the acceleration of demand and the disruption of data gravity barriers are global challenges our customers face today. When we talk with them, we hear how today's digital economy changes how they create/deliver value, produces new security challenges and disrupts workflows. Solving those issues is critical to our customers, but there is also another essential objective they want to achieve due to the trends of today – sustainability.
Sustainability First: Digital Realty’s Global Commitment to Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
Digital Realty announces Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) goals to advance ambitious sustainability practices further.
VIDEO: The New Enterprise Deployment Trend and What it Means for Technology Infrastructure
In this 10-minute TED-style video, Tony Bishop (SVP of Platform, Growth and Marketing) explains what happened to enterprises once Data Gravity began to force them to re-think deployment strategies. He also explains the cause and effect components of this data megatrend and what it means for all companies right now.
An Inventor’s 10-Year Journey Quantifying the Explosion of Enterprise Data Growth
Since joining Digital Realty, I've been working on what was, until today, a secret project called The Data Gravity Index DGx™ 1.0. This is what I mean by a critical step. Now Data Gravity has a methodology, a formula, and a decipherable pattern. It’s the first time Data Gravity has been measured and quantified for the Global 2000 Enterprises.
What is the Value Impact of a Digital Workplace Infrastructure?
The value impact of a fully-configured and built for purpose Pervasive Data Center Architecture (PDx™) provides you with the ability to augment compute Capacity,optimize network performance, and evolve to a digital workplace. This includes the implementation of security and data controls for a digital workplace. You’ll enable policy enforcement at data ingress/egress points. You’re also able to integrate and host public and private data sources locally.
Breaking Down the Barriers to Data Gravity
Data gravity is the single biggest challenge facing companies today. It adds complexity to business processes and prevents companies from having the flexibility and agility needed to transform digitally. To break through the barriers caused by data gravity, businesses need a modernized infrastructure that supports the influx of data from a number of users, locations, clouds, and networks.
How Do I Optimize Workloads and Workflows in the Digital Workplace? (Part 1)
If your IT infrastructure is unable to optimize data exchanges in the digital transformation era, it puts customer experiences at risk. Even worse, you may not get a second chance to provide a positive experience. Studies show that customers are likely to totally abandon a brand after one bad experience. This is why data exchanges and workflows are critical components in a digital workplace.