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Build To Suit Data Halls Deliver Customization Tailor-Made For Houston Customers

From the construction site to the technology frontier, data centers construction projects add vital mission-critical capacity in growing markets, but they also deliver a high-value opportunity for tailor-made solutions.  Customers waiting for a construction project…

Four Ways Element Critical Drives Innovation Toward Greener Data Centers

Digital activity and data has infused every aspect of our lives and the economy as we produce and use data all day long.  Families locate lost keys with smart devices, power their homes, and carry…

Construction On Houston’s Robust Data Center Is Underway To Deliver Critical Capacity For 2022

The key elements that make your data center selection a premier choice for your business include factors that are set in motion long before the search begins for a provider partnership.  From selecting the perfect…

Colocation & Hybrid IT: Enabling Cloud Computing Possibilities

Whether an IT team needs to stand up a new private cloud environment or modify existing cloud architecture, technology leaders don’t have to choose between only private or only public infrastructure. In a world where…

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News Posts

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’…

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Press Releases Posts

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…

Element Critical Expands Texas Presence with Austin Data Center Acquisition

Vienna, VA, September 14, 2021 – Element Critical, a leading provider of tailored data center services, announced today that it has extended its platform into the strategic Austin market following the completion of the acquisition of…

Element Critical Partners with Bridgepointe Technologies to Increase the Reach of Their Data Center Offerings and Customizable Colocation Solutions

VIENNA, Va., July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Element Critical is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Bridgepointe Technologies, an IT Strategy firm providing unbiased solutions for enterprise businesses. As a leading data center provider,…

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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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