Data Centers

Dallas’ CyrusOne Announces Joint Venture for $7 Billion Project in Japan

by | May 22, 2023
In addition to forming CyrusOne KEP, the Japan joint venture with Kansai Electric Power Co., CyrusOne also announced that Chief Financial Officer Katherine Motlagh will step down from that role effective June 1, and that Michael Schafer, its SVP of finance, will assume the role of interim CFO.
UTA Team Gets Nearly $3M From DOE To Develop Data Center Cooling Tech
by | May 16, 2023
Some things you just gotta keep cool: your temper on the Tollway at 8:45 a.m., your drink after work, and—maybe we should've put this first—data centers. All those endless rows of servers generate heat, which is why cooling accounts for nearly half of a data center's electricity usage. Now a team led by UT Arlington's Dereje Agonafer is developing hybrid cooling technology that could save "a massive amount of money in energy costs" for both current and future servers.
Dallas’ CyrusOne Adds Chief Investment Officer to Leadership Team
by | May 12, 2023

Fran Federman has joined CyrusOne as chief investment officer of the Dallas-based global data center developer and operator specializing in delivering state-of-the-art digital infrastructure solutions.

In this new role, Federman is responsible for leading CyrusOne’s capital markets activities and related strategic transactions....

Compass Datacenters’ CIO Wins Infrastructure Masons Luminary Award
by | May 1, 2023
Nancy Novak received the iMasons Luminary Award at an international event in Monaco in April. The award is given to individuals who exemplify iMasons' values and who have made significant, lasting contributions to the digital infrastructure industry. Recipients are also inducted into the iMason Hall of Fame.

Dallas’ Compass Datacenters Teams Up with Luminosity Gaming

by | Mar 1, 2023
Calling it "a first-of-its-kind" partnership between the data center and online gaming industries, Dallas-based Compass Datacenters announced that it's teaming up with Toronto-based Luminosity Gaming. Raymond Hawkins, Compass’ chief revenue officer, says the partnership "will put a spotlight on how essential data centers are to gaming, and how gaming is driving tremendous cloud innovation."
Data Center Giant CyrusOne Promotes Exec to EVP, Chief Customer Officer
by | Feb 21, 2023

Andrea Munoz has been promoted to executive vice president and chief customer officer by Dallas-based CyrusOne, a global data center developer and operator specializing in delivering state-of-the-art digital infrastructure solutions....

Adolfson & Peterson Adds Director of Mission Critical Services in Dallas Office
by | Feb 10, 2023

Darian Reams has joined the Dallas office of Adolfson & Peterson Construction, a national, family-owned construction management and contracting company, as its new director of mission-critical services....

Lincoln Rackhouse Adds 2 Industry Vets to Leadership Team
by | Dec 9, 2022

Lincoln Rackhouse, the Dallas-based data center division of Lincoln Property Co., announced it added two industry veterans to its leadership team.

John Greenwood will be senior vice president, corporate strategy....


TMGcore CEO Sees Trend in ‘Born in Liquid’ Servers

by | Feb 15, 2022
TMGcore is innovating high-performance computing with its sustainable commercial immersion cooling solutions. "Servers two years from now will only be immersion compatible,” CEO John-David Enright says.
Dallas-Based DataBank Acquires Four Houston-Area Data Centers From CyrusOne for $670M
by | Jan 20, 2022
With the acquisitions, DataBank’s reach now includes 27 metro markets—the largest geographic footprint of any data center operator in the U.S.
CBRE: DFW Data Center Market Records Most Active Leasing Quarter of All Time
by | Jan 13, 2022
Several large leases signed by social media and financial services users—whose identities were not disclosed—drove the swell of activity in Q4. That led to "incredibly strong" net leasing activity for the full year, CBRE says. That's now driving lots of new data center construction here, and may increase asking rates in 2022 and beyond. With "no end in sight" to the market growth, CBRE's Brant Bernet believes we're only in the "early innings" of an extra-inning game.
Dallas’ CyrusOne Data Centers Acquired for $15B in Cash by KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners
by | Nov 15, 2021
With over 50 data centers in North America, South America, and Europe, CyrusOne supports IT infrastructure for around 1,000 firms, including approximately 200 Fortune 1000 companies. The huge acquisition is the latest in a string of private equity buyout deals as firms "look to spend a mountain of cash from their investors," according to the Wall Street Journal.

Here’s How Linesight’s New Dallas Office is Using Tech to Accelerate Construction Speed to Market

by | Aug 27, 2020
Dublin-based Linesight is bullish on Dallas-Fort Worth, which ranks as the second-busiest construction market and second highest data center leasing market in the U.S.
‘Not Your Father’s Data Center’: Compass Datacenters Joins B2B Podcast Trend
by | Mar 5, 2020
Dallas-based Compass Datacenters has a new industry-related podcast, which fits right in during a time when around 52 million people are tuning in to business podcasts.
North Texas Corporate Innovators Set the Stage for Disruption
by | Jan 28, 2020
From public-safety blimps to revolutionary data centers, North Texas’ giants invented technology in 2019 to make our world a little bit better.
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Dallas is No. 3 Among Global Data Center Markets, C&W Study Says
by | Jan 21, 2020
Cushman & Wakefield evaluated 1,162 data centers across 38 global markets in its just-released Data Center Market Comparison.