Modular data centers seem to be a hot topic these days, but to a large degree, much of the discussion is “modular-washing”. As a result, the importance of modularity, like the equally important... Read More
Outside of hosting, data center services are traditionally divided into either retail colocation or wholesale data center leasing options. Recently, however, a middle ground has emerged for organizations... Read More
While data center power draw has traditionally grown on a slow and steady course, in the past year, Internap has seen rapid growth in watts per square foot of actual power consumption. This upward... Read More
We have seen a steady increase in demand for high power density in our data centers. In the last 12 months, the average power draw per rack has increased by 24% across all Internap data centers.... Read More
Less than a year after opening its doors, Phase 1 of Internap’s Secaucus, N.J. data center is almost at full capacity. Fortunately, Phase 2 has just been completed and is now ready to move... Read More
When it comes to high power density data centers, all are not created equal. Many customers, particularly those focused on ad tech and big data analytics, are specifically looking for colocation... Read More
18 kilowatts (kW) is a lot of power.
According to eia.gov, the average US residential utility customer consumes just 1.3 – 1.8 kW of electricity. So 18 kW is about the same amount of power... Read More
The last time I wrote about SOC 2 reporting, it was still very new. I was still learning about these standards, and as a result, may not have been as exacting as you might have wanted. I also... Read More
The other day I was flying out of the Newark airport. Crushed into coach, having been awake for the last 20 hours, my neighbor and I struck up a conversation about what we did for a living. As... Read More
Bear with me. This has a point related to data centers and your business.
So the other night, I am driving home. It’s late because I work ridiculous hours. About a mile from my house, there... Read More