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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 Crosslink Fiber, LLC to provide ultra-high bandwidth fiber network services to connect to over 54 data centers in the Silicon…

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, and Northern Virginia, today announced a partnership with multicloud networking platform, Pureport. Pureport’s Multicloud Fabric® allows enterprises to securely deploy cloud,…

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 unique value to clients going through the data center services procurement process? DB: When a client is ready to procure…

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, and Northern Virginia, today announced a partnership with Salute Mission Critical, a hands-on technical services organization that provides data center…

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 its national expansion by acquiring two, yes, TWO Chicago data centers and committed an additional $40 million to expand and…

Element Critical Announces Tysons Data Center Transformation and Open House

TYSONS, VA — (September 17, 2019) – Element Critical, a leading provider of data center and IT infrastructure services driven by customer-centric solutions and backed by engineering expertise, today announced completion of a major renovation and transformation of its 280,000 square foot Tysons Technology Center on its 14.5 acre campus near Tysons, Virginia. The renovation…

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…