Category Archives: Digital Realty

Digital Realty to Discuss the Evolution of Network Infrastructure and Data Centers to Address Next-Generation Telecoms

COO Jarrett Appleby and CTO Chris Sharp to Present at PTC’16: Reimagining Telecoms

Digital RealtySan Francisco, CA, January 14, 2016 – Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center solutions, announced today that its Chief Operating Officer, Jarrett Appleby, and Chief Technology Officer, Chris Sharp, will participate on two panels during PTC’16: Reimagining Telecoms, taking place January 17-20, 2016 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii.  The presentations will provide executive insight into the network infrastructure evolution, public to private data center transition and what next- generation telecoms will mean for today’s businesses.

AT&T Boosts Colocation Footprint By Joining Forces With Digital Realty

As originally published on Data Center POST

Digital RealtyAT&T and Digital Realty Trust have announced they are broadening AT&T’s colocation service offerings by expanding their alliance. The move will enable AT&T to incorporate Digital Realty colocation capacity directly into its solutions and will also span Digital Realty’s global portfolio of data centers, enhancing AT&T’s existing product offerings of network and managed services. This complements AT&T’s existing Colocation Services network of 38 locations in 16 countries.

Digital Realty to Speak on the Service Evolution for the Wholesale Carrier

Chief Operating Officer Jarrett Appleby to Present at Capacity Europe 2015

dr_logo_tag_EU_vt_4cp_posLondon, UK – October 20, 2015 Digital Realty Trust, Inc.  (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data centre solutions, announces today that its Chief Operating Officer, Jarrett Appleby, will participate in a panel during Capacity Europe 2015, taking place at the Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center in Paris, France November 2-4, 2015. The Summit will bring together over 1,400 leading carrier, service provider, ICT, OTT, data centre, and VoIP provider executives from all over Europe and around the world.

Introducing the Hybrid Data Center of the Millennia

As originally written and published on Data Center Discovery

Digital RealtyThe key to survival in a competitive business environment for the millennia is to employ cloud strategies that work.  For many of today’s companies, that means swapping out their monolithic cloud strategies for a hybrid cloud environment, which offers end users unsurpassed options that include the economical savings, scalability and responsiveness of public clouds coupled with the security, high performance and reliable infrastructure of a private cloud solution.  Utilizing hybrid models, business environments can distribute their workloads more effectively as well as bridge their legacy systems and state-of-the-art architecture in order to recognize considerable CAPEX and OPEX savings.

As Hybrid cloud continues to address the ever-changing the environment of enterprise IT architecture, it will also have a profound influence on the data center as we know it.

The hybrid data center, offers businesses a valuable location for their hybrid IT solutions by delivering connectivity to the most important cloud service providers, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Internet Exchanges (IXs), network service providers, company-owned data centers and office locations, and more. Digital Realty, a leading global provider of data center and colocation solutions, offers customers these key data center facilities complete with a unique global portfolio of cloud-connected solutions that enable them to build, deploy and execute a successful hybrid cloud strategy.

Digital Realty’s GlobalConnect suite is designed to accelerate business growth while simplifying and streamlining hybrid cloud deployment by offering richer direct-connect options, a global data center footprint and enhanced support for hybrid data center environments.  The company’s connectivity solutions, Digital MetroConnect, Digital CloudConnect, Digital IPConnect and Digital PrivateLine, are available in over 130 data centers, delivering secure access to over 50 cloud service providers and 1,000 network service providers.  In addition, Digital Realty customers benefit from direct fiber connections to major cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services , Microsoft Azure and IBM SoftLayer, as well as dedicated cross-connects to VMware’s vCloudAir public cloud options for infrastructure, disaster recovery and applications.

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The Cloud Ecosystem is LIVE! at ITW’15

As originally written and published on Data Center Discovery

Digital RealtyForecast highlights for Cisco workload predictions indicate that by 2018, cloud data centers will be processing more than 78 percent of workloads.  The latest Cloud Computing research gathered by IDG indicates that 69 percent of organizations are utilizing the cloud to run their infrastructure or applications.  Gartner included Cloud computing as being named the first of its 2015 top 10 strategic technology trends.

Digital Realty to Discuss the Cloud Ecosystem and Its Impact on the Business Cycle at ITW 2015

General Manager of Colocation and Connectivity, John Sarkis, to Moderate The Cloud Ecosystem LIVE! Executive Roundtable on Tuesday, May 12

digital realty newsletter logoSAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2015Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the leading global provider of data center and colocation solutions, today announces that John Sarkis, General Manager of Colocation and Connectivity, will moderate an exclusive panel focused on the cloud ecosystem at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2015, taking place May 10-13, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency & Swissôtel in Chicago, IL.

Meet Digital Realty at ITW’15

In Case You Missed It: A Roundup of Key News Stories from PTC’15 – Part 1

PTC'15It was a jam-packed week at the PTC’15 conference in Honolulu, HI.  Here are some of the biggest headlines that emerged from the event:

Digital Realty:  Platinum Sponsor Digital Realty hosted the PTC’15 Opening Reception.  The company’s General Manager PTC'15of Colocation and Connectivity, John Sarkis, also shared his insights into the driving forces behind interconnection as well as how ecosystems of networks, equipment providers and fiber and da­­ta center operators are meeting growing demand for seamless, efficient interconnectivity during an engaging panel discussion about Data Center Interconnection.  Read more about Digital Realty’s views on connectivity in the blog Hand in Hand: Colocation and Cloud Connectivity

Hand in Hand: Colocation and Cloud Connectivity

As originally published in Digital Realty, written by Pamela Garibaldi, Vice President of Marketing.

Digital RealtyOver the last few years, cloud adoption has soared to unprecedented heights. Its widespread acceptance can be attributed to a number of trends, including a growing volume of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, business and government entities placing more of their mission-critical workloads into the cloud, and the growing need for businesses to connect to customers no matter where they are located.

Digital Realty to Discuss Data Center Interconnection

General Manager of Colocation & Connectivity John Sarkis to Present at PTC’15: Networked Planet

Digital RealtySAN FRANCISCO, January 6, 2015 — Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center and colocation solutions, today announced that John Sarkis, General Manager, Colocation & Connectivity, will participate on a panel focused on Data Center Interconnection at PTC’15: Networked Planet, taking place January 18-21, 2015 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii.