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How ESG and Sustainability are Shaping Digital Infrastructure and Data Center Design

How ESG and Sustainability are Shaping Digital Infrastructure and Data Center Design

In a world that’s constantly connected, experiencing an outage is more expensive than ever; the average cost of IT downtime is $5,600 per minute. However, because there is so much variability in how businesses and data centers are run, the cost of these outages can range from as much as $140,000 to $540,000 per hour of downtime.

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Choosing Resiliency: 100% Uptime in the Most Resilient Infrastructure in the World

Choosing Resiliency: 100% Uptime in the Most Resilient Infrastructure in the World

In a world that’s constantly connected, experiencing an outage is more expensive than ever; the average cost of IT downtime is $5,600 per minute. However, because there is so much variability in how businesses and data centers are run, the cost of these outages can range from as much as $140,000 to $540,000 per hour of downtime.

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Powering Digital Infrastructure with Next Level Efficiency

Powering Digital Infrastructure with Next Level Efficiency

To support some of the world’s most critical pieces of infrastructure, you need a resilient solution that can withstand the demand of a digital economy. However, the biggest focus in creating these types of data center architectures continues to revolve around efficiency. In the latest AFCOM State of the Data Center report, we see that trends are indicating a broader…

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Data Center Design: A Few Key Considerations

Data Center Design: A Few Key Considerations

Bill Kleyman

With constant connectivity becoming the new normal in a digital society, data centers sit at the heart of the data exchange. A recent from Grand View Research indicates that, “The global data center market size was valued at USD 207.2 billion in 2019 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4% from 2020 to…

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Water as a Key Consideration for Sustainable Data Centers

Water as a Key Consideration for Sustainable Data Centers

For the longest time, data centers were measured with the PUE metric. This metric would indicate how well power was being utilized and the efficiency of the data center. Although this is still very important, those focusing on truly sustainable solutions are also looking at water as an indicator for selecting sustainable data center partners.

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Powering the Fourth Industrial Revolution with Net ZERO Carbon Emissions

Powering the Fourth Industrial Revolution with Net ZERO Carbon Emissions

We are a digital society. Organizations and people rely on critical infrastructure to support data requirements, applications and services. Many worldwide are already digital natives as we enter the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The World Economic Forum defines this new era as a fusion of technologies, blurring the physical, digital and biological lines. The difference between this revolution and those in…

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Sustainably Powering Critical Infrastructure

Sustainably Powering Critical Infrastructure

Get started with a quote for our green data centers today! +1-702-660-1403 First Name Last Name Company Phone Email address Message Receive updates from Switch…

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The Carrier-Neutral Data Center: Why It’s Important To You

The Carrier-Neutral Data Center: Why It’s Important To You

We are a truly connected society. More than ever before, technology leaders are working to find ways to help people and businesses connect more efficiently. Between edge computing, 5G, new requirements around applications and services, and a growing count of connected devices, telecommunications and connectivity are at the forefront of our digital world. According to IDC, “Networks…

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Switch News: Missy Young Named in IERA Women Leaders 10 Best CIOs of 2021

Switch News: Missy Young Named in IERA Women Leaders 10 Best CIOs of 2021

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Bringing Fundamental Changes Karma guides the culture at Switch. They believe that when you put good energy out into the world; good energy will return back to you. Missy Young, Chief Information Officer of Switch is the embodiment of this philosophy. As a leader in a fast-growing company, Missy has never lost track of this core value. She openly and…

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Switch Awarded Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency

Switch Awarded Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency

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LAS VEGAS — Switch, Inc. (NYSE: SWCH) (“Switch”) the global technology infrastructure corporation, today announced it has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification at its Core Campus in Las Vegas. The certification signifies that the building performs in the top tier of facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels…

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UNLV Athletics and Switch Launch Multi-Year Partnership for Sports Technology Innovation

UNLV Athletics and Switch Launch Multi-Year Partnership for Sports Technology Innovation

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Multi-Year Collaboration to Focus on Sports-Science, Data Analytics, and Student-Athlete Success LAS VEGAS – October 8, 2019 – UNLV and Switch (NYSE: SWCH) today announced that they have entered into a multi-year technology initiative focused on sports-science, data analytics and student-athlete success. This collaboration, enabled by a substantial financial commitment from Switch, is motivated by a mutual aspiration to…

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Switch Sponsors FIRST<sup><small>®</small></sup> in Michigan Robotics Teams in STEAM-Based Learning Experiences at Project 1 by ArtPrize

Switch Sponsors FIRST® in Michigan Robotics Teams in STEAM-Based Learning Experiences at Project 1 by ArtPrize

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Multi-dimensional learning experience allows students to focus on art, technology and STEAM career paths Mich. – Switch, the global technology infrastructure corporation that develops hyperscale data center ecosystems for enterprise colocation, differentiated multi-cloud, and industry-leading telecommunications solutions and FIRST in Michigan® today announced that Switch is sponsoring FIRST® Robotics teams from across Michigan, including Grand Rapids, Petoskey, Detroit and…

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Switch Expands National FIRST<sup><small>®</small></sup> Robotics Partnership with GeorgiaFIRST<sup><small>®</small></sup> Symposium and FIRST<sup><small>®</small></sup> Tech Challenge Kickoff Sponsorship

Switch Expands National FIRST® Robotics Partnership with GeorgiaFIRST® Symposium and FIRST® Tech Challenge Kickoff Sponsorship

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STEAM education focused GeorgiaFIRST® event teaches students problem solving, teamwork, inspired robot design and building Atlanta, GA – Switch, the global technology infrastructure corporation that develops hyperscale data center ecosystems for enterprise colocation, differentiated multi-cloud, and industry-leading telecommunications solutions and GeorgiaFIRST® Robotics today announced Switch’s sponsorship of the GeorgiaFIRST Symposium and FIRST® Tech Challenge kickoff. The…

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Criterion Uses Renewable Energy-Powered Data Centers

Criterion Uses Renewable Energy-Powered Data Centers

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Since 2016, Criterion has used Switch data centers to provide colocation services for its work in Las Vegas. These data centers are powered by 100% renewable energy.

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Switch Patents Enable Client Innovation

Switch Patents Enable Client Innovation

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Ready to talk about 100% Green Colocation? +1-702-660-1403 First Name Last Name Company Phone Email address Message Receive updates from Switch…

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Switch Data Centers Help Clients Reach Sustainability Goals

Switch Data Centers Help Clients Reach Sustainability Goals

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Many Switch clients take advantage of the opportunity to tell the world about how colocating with Switch helps them reach their sustainability goals.

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Switch’s PRIME data center locations serve the US

Switch’s PRIME data center locations serve the US

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The Four Switch PRIME data center campus ecosystems were intentionally created in four unique locations to serve the four latency zones of the United States.

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Switch and Google Partner to Create Powerhouse Google Cloud Empowering Female Leaders Event

Switch and Google Partner to Create Powerhouse Google Cloud Empowering Female Leaders Event

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Panel of prominent Nevada women focuses on role of female leadership in driving innovation in the workplace Switch and the Women@Google Cloud Team have partnered to present the Google Cloud Empowering Female Leaders Event focused on the role of female leadership and driving innovation in the workplace. This event will highlight local industry leaders and diversity champions discussing their…

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Future-Proof Your Business, Switch to Nevada

Future-Proof Your Business, Switch to Nevada

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Start with your home – do you have any IoT devices? Now, what about your everyday life? Have you chatted with a customer service rep recently?…

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Switch’s Top 5 – 2019 Data Center Predictions

Switch’s Top 5 – 2019 Data Center Predictions

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Speak with a Data Center Expert +1-702-660-1403 First Name Last Name Company Phone Email address Message Receive updates from Switch…

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The Pace of Technology is Accelerating, Switch to Nevada

The Pace of Technology is Accelerating, Switch to Nevada

Switch BLOG

Remember, whether you like it or not, you’re already on a digital journey. On your mark, get set, go digital.

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Switch’s Tier 5® Platinum Data Centers are AI-Ready for NVIDIA DGX Systems

Switch’s Tier 5® Platinum Data Centers are AI-Ready for NVIDIA DGX Systems

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As a member of the NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center program, Switch is pre-qualified by NVIDIA as an AI-ready data center that can rapidly deploy your AI equipment with ease.

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