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7 Layers of Data Center Security For Optimal Business Protection

Data centers are data gold mines, and in a lot of ways, they are also the engines of companies and organizations. Data centers are where data is processed and stored, including everything from private customer…

Take The #EarthDayPledge

Earth Day has been a growing movement since the 1970s.  Each year this day is annually celebrated, heralding our global family to join together toward a unified goal – promoting awareness for the health of…

The Rising Cost of Data Breaches and Tips for Prevention

Data breaches have a dual impact differing from other types of cyberattacks in that they put attacked organizations’ customers, employees, and vendors at future risk for identity theft and fraud. According to IBM’s 2021 Cost…

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…

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News Posts

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…

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Press Releases Posts

Element Critical Completes Expansion of Houston One Data Center to Meet Increasing Demand for Customizable Data Center Space in Texas

The completed expansion follows a year of upgrades and integrations after Element Critical’s purchase of the  facility in 2021 VIENNA, Va., May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Element Critical, a leading owner and operator of tailored…

Element Critical Selects NextEra Energy Resources as Clean Energy Supplier Bringing 100% Renewable Energy to Texas Data Centers

Vienna, VA, February 8, 2022 – Element Critical, an owner and operator of tailored IT infrastructure solutions, announces that their Houston and Austin colocation data centers are now powered by 100% renewable energy. To achieve…

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 Expands Houston One Data Center to Meet Rising Demand in Texas

Vienna, Va., September 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Tailored colocation solutions provider Element Critical, today announced plans to expand Houston’s most robust data center, Houston One.  The expansion investment showcases Element Critical’s ongoing commitment to Texas…

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Industry Insights Posts

Enterprises Enjoy Substantial Cost Savings With Choose-Your-Own-Power Supplier Flexibility

Power Is a Critical Component of a Data Center Data centers rely on uninterrupted electrical power for just about everything within the infrastructure.  This includes power to run air handlers/cooling and ventilation systems, lighting, environmental…

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…

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