data center

DataBank Appoints Industry Veteran as SVP of Managed Services

by | Jan 25, 2023

DataBank, the Dallas-based provider of enterprise-class colocation, interconnection, and managed services, appointed Jennifer Curry senior vice president of managed services.

“At DataBank, we recognize that data centers are the center of the connected world,” DataBank CEO Raul Martynek said in a statement. “Jennifer brings the expertise required to ensure our services are at the top of the class in answering the ever-evolving needs of our customers....

Stream Data Centers Promotes Longtime Leader to Chief Commercial Officer, Partner
by | Jan 20, 2023

Dallas-based Stream Data Centers has promoted Chris Bair to chief commercial officer and partner of the company that delivers exceptional data center experiences to hyperscale and global enterprise customers....

Google Creates New Cloud Region in Dallas, Expanding Capacity and Flexibility
by | Jun 13, 2022
The new Google Cloud region in Dallas is part of Google's $9.5 billion investment in data centers and Google offices across the U.S. in 2022, which it says will create 12,000 jobs. $600 million data centers in Midlothian and Red Oak are also part of the project.

A Google exec says the new Dallas region will offer Google Cloud customers "the speed and availability you need to innovate faster and build high-performing applications that cater to the needs of nearby end user."
Follow the Money: Blue Star Invests in Payments Unicorn, Ryan Scoops Up Property Tax Firm in All-Local Deal, and TPG Co-Leads $160M Investment in Video Game Developer
by | Mar 8, 2022
What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money.
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How Frisco-Based PrimeVox Uses AI to Increase Call Quality and Reliability

by | Nov 19, 2020
PrimeVOX Communications' now patented AI technology allows the telecommunications company to provide customers with crystal-clear calls and unbelievable reliability. Think of it like a GPS: The tech constantly runs calls through multiple data centers, moving them around when necessary, to maximize quality.
Aligned Closes on $1B Credit Facility, the ‘First-Ever U.S. Data Center Sustainability-Linked Financing’
by | Sep 17, 2020
It's one of the largest private debt raises in data center history, according to the company. With expansion plans and accelerated sustainability initiatives, Aligned's leadership says the company will champion "a slew of firsts" in the data center industry.
Startup Success: Dallas-based DartPoints Gets Majority Investment from Astra Capital Management
by | May 6, 2020
DartPoints will now be able to accelerate and expand its buy and build strategy, which involves acquiring existing data centers and building out edge colocation data centers.
Dallas’ BBG Sees a Data Center Boom for Years to Come
by | Apr 8, 2020
The rise of cloud technology led to data center facilities setting a new record last year. And in the past few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused data usage to spike.

Dallas Startup Citadel is Lowering the Entry Barrier to AI

by | Jun 25, 2019
"There’s this big myth that AI is a $30 million investment," Citadel Analytic's CEO says. The startup is out to prove that wrong. Now it's setting up shop in RagingWire’s Dallas TX1 Data Center to help national and global companies unleash the power of their data.
Google Boosts its Texas Investments With a New $600M Midlothian Data Center
by | Jun 14, 2019
In coordination with the announcement, Google also said it is giving the Midlothian Independent School District a $100,000 grant for the development of STEM programs in schools. And, it's leasing additional office space in Austin.
Innovative Spaces: A (Photo) Tour of Facebook’s Fort Worth Data Center
by | Oct 19, 2018
Facebook’s Fort Worth data center features local artwork throughout its administrative areas. The 150 acre complex in Hillwood’s AllianceTexas development will eventually include five buildings and has a total value of more than $1 billion.
Facebook Copyright 2015 Chad Davis Photography for Fort Worth Data Center
Efficiency, Sustainability Drive Massive Facebook Fort Worth Data Center
by | Oct 19, 2018
From server hardware to administrative spaces, Facebook's North Texas data center runs on renewable energy and innovative ideas.

Equinix Buys Infomart Dallas in $800M Deal

by | Feb 14, 2018
The transaction, which is expected to close by mid-2018, includes Infomart’s operations and tenants with around 50 of its current employees and contractors becoming Equinix employees or contractors.
iMasons Comes to Dallas to Engage Professionals in Future of Digital Infrastructure
by | Oct 2, 2017
The iMasons had its first Dallas meeting at Southern Methodist University Sept. 28 gathering technology and infrastructure professionals.
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Digital Realty to Build $1B Data Center in Garland
by | Aug 25, 2017
This is the second giant data center deal for Garland in the past two years.
Data Storage Biz Models: Which One is Right For Your Company?
by | May 25, 2017
IT and finance should work together to choose which data storage business model makes sense, says Voices columnist Richard Blunk.