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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…

Three Key Ways Colocation Facilities Provide Risk Mitigation For The Customers

Many parts of the United States are gripped by frigid temperatures and without power after massive winter storms and freezing rain, even areas that are not accustomed to severe weather. Texas received one of its…

Part V – Application and Workload Use Cases for a Hybridized Infrastructure Model

As cloud and data center usage continues to grow, it is important that IT managers understand where different types of applications are best suited.   This is especially true for organizations trying to catch up and…

Part IV – Colocation and Direct Cloud Connectivity Delivers Fortified Hybrid IT

Colocation and Direct Cloud Connectivity Delivers Fortified Hybrid IT Cloud computing has significantly altered today’s network environments; data and compute operations are no longer confined to private data centers.  Assets can be virtualized, spread across…

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News Posts

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’…

Five Data Center Trends Driving Business Growth in 2021 and Beyond

Welcome to 2021, where we find ourselves in a transformational phase for many businesses.  2020 showed us just how quickly the world could change.  Businesses in every industry hurtled toward a wholesale shift in how…

The Smartening of American Cities

In 2018, the Eden Strategy Institute found that 12 of the world’s 20 smartest cities were in the United States. These are cities that are already moving the needle with high-tech solutions applied to traditional…

Element Critical Expands Executive Team to Support Rapid Growth and Company Scale

Vienna, VA – July 9, 2020 – Element Critical, a leading provider of IT infrastructure with premium data centers in Silicon Valley, Chicago, and Northern Virginia today announces the promotion of Wayne Dietrich to Chief…

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Press Releases Posts

Element Critical to Expand Its Platform With The Acquisition of Skybox Datacenters’ Houston One, A High-Performance Computing Data Center

Vienna, VA, March 16th, 2021 — Element Critical, a leading provider of tailored data center services, today announced the acquisition of Skybox Datacenters’ state-of-the-art Houston One facility. This purchase accelerates Element Critical’s plans to expand…

Element Critical Expands Network Offering with Crosslink Fiber

Sunnyvale, CA – May 12, 2020 – Element Critical, a leading provider of IT infrastructure with premium data centers in Silicon Valley, Chicago, and Northern Virginia announced today that it has expanded its partnership with…

Element Critical Announces Partnership with Pureport to Deliver Carrier-Neutral, Self-Service Hybrid Cloud Networking

Partnership enables Element Critical customers to harness the power and agility of multicloud connectivity in minutes SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2020 — Element Critical, a leading provider of IT infrastructure with premier data centers in Silicon Valley, Chicago,…

Element Critical Announces Partnership with Salute Mission Critical

Agreement Delivers Office Space and Network Operations Center Strategically Located in Chicago Suburbs SAN FRANCISCO– February 19, 2020 – Element Critical, a leading provider of IT infrastructure with premier data centers in Silicon Valley, Chicago,…

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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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