Resource Center

Q&A with COLOTRAQ CEO, Dany Bouchedid

Element Critical sat down with COLOTRAQ CEO, Dany Bouchedid to discuss their approach to the colocation procurement process and the overall state of the industry in 2020 and beyond. EC: How would you define COLOTRAQ’s…

A Look Ahead to 2020: Trends & Beyond

Wow! What a year it’s been. Let’s take a moment to look back at 2019 before we look forward to the start of a new decade.  2019 started with a bang as Element Critical continued…

Best Practices for Transforming Legacy Data Centers into Next-Gen Facilities

Growth in Data Center Outsourcing Powering Creative New Approaches to Colocation Demand for outsourced data center and IT infrastructure services continues to expand.  Increasing complexity combined with a shortage of internal expertise has enterprises acknowledging…

Guide to Buying: Colocation

VP of Product Management, Mike Frank, outlines the key considerations and questions to ask when choosing a data center provider. As a veteran product leader specializing in data center colocation, Mike has participated in the…

Best Practices for Transforming Legacy Data Centers into Next-Gen Facilities

Growth in Data Center Outsourcing Powering Creative New Approaches to Colocation Demand for outsourced data center and IT infrastructure services continues to expand.  Increasing complexity, combined with a shortage of internal expertise, has enterprises acknowledging…

Chicago’s unseen tapestry of
business ecosystems and the data centers that serve them

Q&A with Bill Winsininski Co-founder and Managing Partner at Cofluence LLC Q: In terms of data centers, how does Chicago compare to other US markets? A: First and foremost, Chicago, from a location standpoint, is…

451 Research: Looking at the Chicago data center market

451 Research provides their insight into Element Critical’s two acquisitions in the Chicago suburb of Wood Dale, Illinois. Read their take below:451 Research provides their insight into Element Critical’s two acquisitions in the Chicago suburb of…

How Your Data Center Partner Connects You with Advanced Services

Let’s start here… the cloud can be a powerful tool to leverage in your business. In fact, working with cloud providers is a great way to deliver some of the most advanced services out there….

State of the Data Center: Data-Driven Services

Over the past few years, a major trend has been emerging among pretty much every industry out there. I’m sure you’ve heard of the ‘digital revolution.’ However, at the heart of this movement is data….