Resource Center

Colocation is the Energy-Efficient Answer to Data Warehousing

With 2% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions coming from data centers, businesses are intensifying efforts to implement more energy-efficient ways to manage their data warehousing, and colocation can be the perfect solution. A colocation…

Cruise Self-Driving Cars Experienced Server Outage Causing Traffic Blockages

There was a time when people questioned whether driverless cars could safely guide humans from here to there.  Yet, technology has unfolded solutions, and self-driving cars are taking to the streets in test cities across…

Resisting a Triple Threat: Ransomware Attacks and Prevention in 2022

Ransomware attacks have rapidly increased in frequency over the past three years, with reports of incidents increasing by 62% from 2020 to 2021. According to IBM, the average cost of a ransomware breach in 2021…

Chicago Data Center Capacity Constraints Spark Demand In This Midwestern Market

With the rising demand for data center expansion, many in the digital infrastructure sector are beginning to experience the effects of capacity constraints. As more facilities enter the market, the Chicago metropolitan area is one…

A War without Borders: Preparing for Russian Cyberattacks

As Russia continues to invade Ukraine in the face of sanctions, asset seizures, boycotts, and public outrage, business owners must remember that online, the boundaries of war are not as limited by geography.  TIME recently…

Houston One Data Center Construction: Tilt Walls Are Up

Houston is known for space exploration and its international energy industry. It’s also increasingly known for its advanced healthcare and life sciences. Houston is home to MD Anderson, the world’s largest cancer center, and Texas…

Element Critical Announces The Addition of Two Industry Veterans To Its Senior Leadership Team

VIENNA, Va., Nov 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Element Critical, a leading owner and operator of tailored colocation data center solutions, announces two appointments to the executive team – Shane Menking as Chief Operating Officer and…

Element Critical’s San Jose Data Center Achieves ISO 27001 Compliance

At Element Critical, we take the care of our customer’s mission-critical data assets quite seriously.  We work alongside and collaborate with our customers every day – greeting them and responding to their real-time needs.  This…

Colocation Private Suites Deliver Secure IT Solution As Chicago Businesses Shed Office Space

All the headlines tell the same story; Chicago’s office market vacancy rates are rising as businesses shed millions of square feet in leases. Downtown Chicago’s subleased space has more than doubled in 2020, reported Cushman…

Backup Services: How Data Centers Keep Your Business Powered-On Amid Storms

Historic storms pummelled many parts of the nation this week, allowing local data centers to test their redundancy systems. As data centers maintained uptime for their customers, it showcases how these modern-day facilities safeguard customers’…