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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 the need to focus on their core business and let outsourcing experts provide IT solutions that improve performance and lower…

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 design of a myriad of unique colocation solutions deployed in hundreds of different data centers by enterprise and government organizations….

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 the need to focus on their core business and let outsourcing experts provide IT solutions that improve performance and lower…

Chicago (CH1) Construction Update

Renovations at our CH1 data center are officially underway. We are eager to improve the functionality as well as look and feel of the CH1 facility and will provide you with regular progress updates! What’s already been accomplished: Removal of the lobby drop ceiling, carpeting, and millwork! What we’re currently working on: Demolition of the…

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 very simple. There are two airports. It is easy to get here. It has relatively low risk of natural disaster,…

Element Critical Rolls Out New Web Presence

Company Core Value Emphasizes “Hybrid Infrastructure Solutions Designed to Grow at the Pace of Your Business” TYSONS, VA — (May 23, 2019) – Element Critical, a leading provider of data center and IT infrastructure services driven by customer-centric solutions engineering expertise, today announced the launch of its newly redesigned and rebranded website at www.elementcritical.com. Created with the…

Element Critical Names Wayne Dietrich as Chief Revenue Officer

Industry veteran to lead Element Critical’s increasing emphasis on customer-centric hybrid colocation and cloud solutions TYSONS, VA — (February 14, 2019) – Element Critical, a leading provider of data center and IT infrastructure services driven by customer-centric solutions engineering expertise, today announced the appointment of Wayne Dietrich as Chief Revenue Officer for the Corporation. Reporting directly to Ken Parent,…

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 Wood Dale, Illinois. Read their take below:

Element Critical Acquires Data Centers in Chicago Suburbs

Data center provider Element Critical is expanding into the Chicago market with the acquisition of two data centers in suburban Wood Dale, Illinois, the company announced today. The deal provides a third market for Element Critical, which currently has operations in Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia. Read more: Data Center Frontier – Element Critical Acquires…

Element Critical Enters Chicago Market Acquiring Two Data Centers in the Suburbs

Element Critical Enters Chicago Market Acquiring Two Data Centers in the Suburbs Data Center and Colocation Provider Adds 195,000 Square Feet of Space with Plans to Invest $40 Million to Expand and Enhance Facilities Located in Wood Dale, IL CHICAGO — (January 8, 2019) – Element Critical, a leading provider of data center and IT infrastructure services driven by…