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PRESS RELEASE - Switch Launches Fifth Prime Campus in Texas; Agrees to Acquire Data Foundry. For more information, please follow us at Switch Data Centers.
Data Foundry received news that it had won its appeal in the Texas Supreme Court against the City of Austin. “We took on this fight to ensure our customers don’t get taken advantage of, to help reduce overall costs, all the while ensuring we can provide the best product at the most competitive prices," said Data Foundry CTO Edward Henigin. Learn more.
Colocation data centers are an effective way for businesses to reduce capital expense by sharing building infrastructure, physical security, and mechanical equipment. That said, all those experiences aren’t created equally. Learn more. #colocation #datacenters
There are several steps needed to plan and commission a data center. We break down what it costs to own and build a data center. Learn more. #colocation #datacenter
Learn why dedicated office spaces working together with remote work environments might be how enterprises approach work in the future. Learn more. #officespace #colocation
Our CIO Philip Molter was recently featured in Pipeline Magazine and authored an editorial on digital transformation-as-a-service (DTaaS). "DT as a strategy can take a wide variety of forms. In almost every iteration, the intention is the same: to leverage the latest digital technologies to transform the relationship between a business and its customers." Learn more.
We compiled some helpful IT cost reduction strategies that allow IT departments to use their budget efficiently for new innovations that foster business growth. Learn more. #costreduction #IT READ: https://www.datafoundry.com/blog/6-cost-reduction-strategies-enterprise-it
A concrete customer success strategy has the power to not only make clear and discernable goals for our customers but also keeps our IT strategies focused and potent. Learn more. #customersuccess

Switch Launches Fifth Prime Campus in Texas; Agrees to Acquire Data Foundry. For more information please follow us at Switch.

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Register now for the live stream of Switch Investor Day 2021. Switch Founder & CEO Rob Roy will present his multi-year vision and long-term strategy. In addition, members of the executive team will outline the company’s leading sustainability practices, future objectives, key operational and financial aspects of the business, and present its multi-year financial targets. https://bit.ly/3qoahK3

Data Foundry updated their information in their About section. 05/03/2021

Data Foundry updated their information in their About section.

Data Foundry updated their information in their About section.

Switch Launches Fifth Prime Campus in Texas; Agrees to Acquire Data Foundry 05/03/2021

Switch Launches Fifth Prime Campus in Texas; Agrees to Acquire Data Foundry

PRESS RELEASE - Switch Launches Fifth Prime Campus in Texas; Agrees to Acquire Data Foundry. For more information, please follow us at Switch Data Centers.

Switch Launches Fifth Prime Campus in Texas; Agrees to Acquire Data Foundry Company Provides Preliminary First Quarter 2021 Results

Data Foundry Wins Landmark Appeal Against City of Austin in Texas… 04/29/2021

Data Foundry Wins Landmark Appeal Against City of Austin in Texas…

Data Foundry received news that it had won its appeal in the Texas Supreme Court against the City of Austin. “We took on this fight to ensure our customers don’t get taken advantage of, to help reduce overall costs, all the while ensuring we can provide the best product at the most competitive prices," said Data Foundry CTO Edward Henigin. Learn more.

Data Foundry Wins Landmark Appeal Against City of Austin in Texas… Austin, Texas – April 29, 2021 — Data Foundry , a premier colocation data center provider with facilities in Austin and Houston, Texas won new rights for businesses and residents to challenge discriminatory rates imposed by municipalities in historic Texas Supreme Court decision against the City...

How to Get the Most from Colocation Data Centers 04/28/2021

How to Get the Most from Colocation Data Centers

Colocation data centers are an effective way for businesses to reduce capital expense by sharing building infrastructure, physical security, and mechanical equipment. That said, all those experiences aren’t created equally. Learn more.

How to Get the Most from Colocation Data Centers Data center colocation is an effective way for businesses to reduce capital expense with shared physical security and mechanical equipment. While colocation providers are responsible for the data center, you're responsible for your deployment. Here's how you can get the most out of it.

What Does It Mean to Commission a Data Center? 04/26/2021

What Does It Mean to Commission a Data Center?

There are several steps needed to plan and commission a data center. We break down what it costs to own and build a data center. Learn more.

What Does It Mean to Commission a Data Center? Data center commissioning is not a quick process that happens after construction. It is a time-intensive project involving multiple steps and teams.

Will enterprises renew office leases? 04/21/2021

Will enterprises renew office leases?

Learn why dedicated office spaces working together with remote work environments might be how enterprises approach work in the future. Learn more.

Will enterprises renew office leases? Here’s an inside look into why dedicated office spaces working together with remote work environments might be how enterprises approach work in the future.

04/19/2021

Digital Transformation as a Service (DTaaS) | Pipeline Magazine | Digital Transformation

Our CIO Philip Molter was recently featured in Pipeline Magazine and authored an editorial on digital transformation-as-a-service (DTaaS). "DT as a strategy can take a wide variety of forms. In almost every iteration, the intention is the same: to leverage the latest digital technologies to transform the relationship between a business and its customers." Learn more.

Digital Transformation as a Service (DTaaS) | Pipeline Magazine | Digital Transformation DTaaS, or digital transformation as a service, is discussed in this Pipeline article including how enterprises evolved during the pandemic and how data centers are helping companies digitally transform.

04/14/2021

We compiled some helpful IT cost reduction strategies that allow IT departments to use their budget efficiently for new innovations that foster business growth. Learn more. READ: https://www.datafoundry.com/blog/6-cost-reduction-strategies-enterprise-it

Why Enterprises Choose Customer Success as an IT Decision Factor 04/12/2021

Why Enterprises Choose Customer Success as an IT Decision Factor

A concrete customer success strategy has the power to not only make clear and discernable goals for our customers but also keeps our IT strategies focused and potent. Learn more.

Why Enterprises Choose Customer Success as an IT Decision Factor We believe that even in a technology-driven field like IT, the human element should never be ignored. That’s why we recommend that any enterprise colocation deployment utilize customer success in their strategy.

What Is a Permanent DoS (PDoS) Attack? 04/08/2021

What Is a Permanent DoS (PDoS) Attack?

It's important to understand what a PDoS attack is, where it comes from, and what you can do about it when you’re faced with this potential cyber threat. Learn more.

What Is a Permanent DoS (PDoS) Attack? A Permanent Denial of Service attack, or a PDoS attack, is denial of service via hardware sabotage. Find out how it works and how to minimize risk.

Can receiving a network assessment reduce enterprise IT downtime? 04/05/2021

Can receiving a network assessment reduce enterprise IT downtime?

Getting a network assessment gives you the essential network documentation you need -- not only in crisis, but also when you are goal setting for your enterprise, planning your network management, and optimizing that network.

Can receiving a network assessment reduce enterprise IT downtime? Getting a network assessment gives you the essential network documentation you need -- not only in crisis, but also when you are goal setting for your enterprise, planning your network management, and optimizing that network. Here’s why we offer network assessment to our clients.

What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing? 03/31/2021

What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing?

Answering complex questions of cloud computing implementation, hybrid colocation data centers simplify the process of adopting hybrid cloud technologies. Learn more.

What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing? Cloud computing in essence are virtual, third-party hosted servers or compute infrastructure. Rather than managing or storing data in on-premise servers or personal computers, cloud computing stores data remotely, accessible from nearly any internet connection.

How Important is Network Management? 03/29/2021

How Important is Network Management?

From network design and routing to installation and configuration there are a lot of ways that your setup is critical to your IT needs. Learn more.

How Important is Network Management? Network management is perhaps the biggest piece of the puzzle you aren’t thinking about. Here are some reasons why it’s important for an IT strategy to include a network assessment and ongoing network management.

What Does It Mean to Commission a Data Center? 03/25/2021

What Does It Mean to Commission a Data Center?

So, what exactly is a data center commission, and how much does a data center cost? We break down the five steps that detail how to commission a data center. Learn more.

What Does It Mean to Commission a Data Center? Data center commissioning is not a quick process that happens after construction. It is a time-intensive project involving multiple steps and teams.

Top Reasons Why Texas Data Centers are Strategically Located 03/22/2021

Top Reasons Why Texas Data Centers are Strategically Located

If there’s one place that IT departments need to have a stronghold in, it’s their data and infrastructure. Find out why our Texas Data Centers are located where they are. Learn more.

Top Reasons Why Texas Data Centers are Strategically Located IT disasters can happen suddenly and quickly if your organization is not prepared but failure to plan for any issues or outages could impact your business operations at a critical level. Disasters happen, and while you can’t hope to avoid them all -- you definitely can plan to mitigate those…

How to Calculate the True Cost of Downtime 03/17/2021

How to Calculate the True Cost of Downtime

When deciding on a network management strategy, a top priority for your department to think about is the cost of IT downtime. But what is the true cost? We dive deeper. Learn more.

How to Calculate the True Cost of Downtime There are a lot of scary numbers out there for the average cost of downtime, but what if your business is smaller or larger than the average?

Hybrid Models Shift the Way Enterprises Contract for Dedicated Office… 03/15/2021

Hybrid Models Shift the Way Enterprises Contract for Dedicated Office…

Rethinking a dedicated office space approach is a smart way to optimize employee performance while ensuring access to information and technology capabilities they can use to perform daily tasks without issue while at home. Learn more.

Hybrid Models Shift the Way Enterprises Contract for Dedicated Office… With flexible work solutions continuing to enable employees to work from home, rethinking how companies will re-integrate their employees back to the office is top of mind. While some companies will continue with a flexible and remote workforce, commonly referred to as a hybrid model, others will…

How to Get the Most from Colocation Data Centers 03/10/2021

How to Get the Most from Colocation Data Centers

Colocation data centers are an effective way for businesses to reduce capital expense by sharing building infrastructure, physical security, and mechanical equipment. In order to have the best possible experience, there are some things you need to do first. Learn more.

How to Get the Most from Colocation Data Centers Data center colocation is an effective way for businesses to reduce capital expense with shared physical security and mechanical equipment. While colocation providers are responsible for the data center, you're responsible for your deployment. Here's how you can get the most out of it.

Why Enterprises Choose Customer Success as an IT Decision Factor 03/04/2021

Why Enterprises Choose Customer Success as an IT Decision Factor

It’s hard work that takes dedication and enthusiasm for customer success to work as a strategy. We believe that even in a technology-driven field like IT, the human element should never be ignored.

Why Enterprises Choose Customer Success as an IT Decision Factor We believe that even in a technology-driven field like IT, the human element should never be ignored. That’s why we recommend that any enterprise colocation deployment utilize customer success in their strategy.

How Important is Network Management? 02/24/2021

How Important is Network Management?

Network management is perhaps the biggest piece of the puzzle you aren’t thinking about. Learn why it’s important for an IT strategy to include a network assessment and ongoing network management, and their benefits. Learn more.

How Important is Network Management? Network management is perhaps the biggest piece of the puzzle you aren’t thinking about. Here are some reasons why it’s important for an IT strategy to include a network assessment and ongoing network management.

How Enterprises Benefit from Colocation Data Centers 02/18/2021

How Enterprises Benefit from Colocation Data Centers

By off-loading an IT infrastructure to a data center, enterprises’ capital costs could be lowered significantly. This allows them the flexibility to scale their operations when they need, instead of pausing to wait for the needed capital to invest and expand their in-house data center. Learn more.

How Enterprises Benefit from Colocation Data Centers Colocation data centers are an integral part of countless successful enterprises across the globe.

Can receiving a network assessment reduce enterprise IT downtime? 02/10/2021

Can receiving a network assessment reduce enterprise IT downtime?

Getting a network assessment gives you the essential network documentation you need -- not only in crisis, but also when you are goal setting for your enterprise, planning your network management, and optimizing that network. Learn more.

Can receiving a network assessment reduce enterprise IT downtime? Getting a network assessment gives you the essential network documentation you need -- not only in crisis, but also when you are goal setting for your enterprise, planning your network management, and optimizing that network. Here’s why we offer network assessment to our clients.

How Enterprises Utilize Remote Hands Services for Increased Efficiency 02/08/2021

How Enterprises Utilize Remote Hands Services for Increased Efficiency

It costs money to solve problems. When you utilize remote hands services, you’re able to get out ahead of problems by having boots on the ground at the facility for updates, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Learn more.

How Enterprises Utilize Remote Hands Services for Increased Efficiency What are remote hands services and why should enterprises utilize this managed service? We’re glad you asked. If you’re an enterprise looking to scale, it’s going to completely change the way you think about IT -- especially when figuring out ways to have uninterrupted service during a pandemi...

Top Reasons Why Texas Data Centers are Strategically Located 02/03/2021

Top Reasons Why Texas Data Centers are Strategically Located

IT disasters can happen suddenly and quickly if your organization is not prepared but failure to plan for any issues or outages could impact your business operations at a critical level. Disasters happen, and while you can’t hope to avoid them all -- you definitely can plan to mitigate those disasters as much as possible. Learn more. .

Top Reasons Why Texas Data Centers are Strategically Located IT disasters can happen suddenly and quickly if your organization is not prepared but failure to plan for any issues or outages could impact your business operations at a critical level. Disasters happen, and while you can’t hope to avoid them all -- you definitely can plan to mitigate those…

Hybrid Models Shift the Way Enterprises Contract for Dedicated Office… 01/27/2021

Hybrid Models Shift the Way Enterprises Contract for Dedicated Office…

While many companies will look to fill their underutilized office space again or downsize their leases and offer flexible hybrid work environments, others will creatively consider the best locations for their employees to improve the way they work and support key business functions. Learn more.

Hybrid Models Shift the Way Enterprises Contract for Dedicated Office… With flexible work solutions continuing to enable employees to work from home, rethinking how companies will re-integrate their employees back to the office is top of mind. While some companies will continue with a flexible and remote workforce, commonly referred to as a hybrid model, others will…

What To Look For in A Reliable Data Center Provider 01/25/2021

What To Look For in A Reliable Data Center Provider

When selecting a highly reliable data center offered by a trusted partner, there are a few crucial elements to keep in mind. We compiled some key points for our readers. Learn more.

What To Look For in A Reliable Data Center Provider As the role of the data center in the modern enterprise has evolved, so too has the process of selecting a colocation provider. While data centers were once only in charge of server housing and infrastructure maintenance, today they are at the core of hybrid cloud strategies.

Data Center IT trends to lookout for in 2021 01/20/2021

Data Center IT trends to lookout for in 2021

2020 presented numerous challenges that greatly impacted the IT world, predominantly shaped by the pandemic. This is why ensuring your business is set up for success to support a remote workforce in 2021 is at the top of our IT trends watchlist for 2021.

Data Center IT trends to lookout for in 2021 As we hit the ground running in 2021, we reflect back on what we learned in 2020. Last year presented numerous challenges that greatly impacted the IT world, predominantly shaped by the pandemic. With more and more people required to work from home, supporting a distributed remote workforce was top....

Is Your Enterprise Disaster Recovery Ready? 01/18/2021

Is Your Enterprise Disaster Recovery Ready?

As we collectively depend even more on virtual communication and collaboration, IT failures arise as an even bigger threat. If networks or power fail, organizations lose access to vital information and tools, and the business itself goes dark. Learn more.

Is Your Enterprise Disaster Recovery Ready? If IT infrastructure was crucial for digital business initiatives before, 2020 has effectively certified that it is now at the very core of enterprise continuity and success. As the enterprise footprint evolves with ongoing remote work, cloud usage and data dependence, connectivity, and…

Why enterprises use reliable data center partners for remote… 01/14/2021

Why enterprises use reliable data center partners for remote…

Workers and employers have faced the challenge of getting used to working remotely and operating a business from a remote work environment. Whether it’s meeting virtually with clients or hosting virtual conferences, all of these solutions require a stable network and a reliable data center that can handle all IT operational tasks.

Why enterprises use reliable data center partners for remote… 2020 has shown us the problem some enterprises faced when pivoting to remote work environments. No matter your industry, we’ve all had to get creative with our solutions. Whether it’s meeting virtually with clients or working remotely, all of these solutions require a stable network and a reliab...

Are Remote Work Environments Here to Stay? 01/11/2021

Are Remote Work Environments Here to Stay?

Industries that were based on collaboration, have taken a turn towards working from home. Remote work is a trend that might be here to stay. Read our thoughts and predictions for remote work in 2021. Learn more.

Are Remote Work Environments Here to Stay? Since COVID-19 has changed the way we do business, some people have seen their jobs move to being remote. Even industries that were based on collaboration, have taken a turn towards working from home. So, is remote work viable long-term for your company, and is it here to stay?

Data Foundry’s Story

Data Foundry is a privately held company, headquartered in Austin, Texas that owns and operates purpose-built, carrier-neutral data centers and provides colocation and managed services in Austin and in Houston. Founded in 1994 originally as Texas.net, it was one of the initial 50 Internet Service Providers in the United States. Today, Data Foundry is recognized as a leading trusted service provider for clients from all over the world.

Data Foundry controls and manages over 650,000+ square feet of data center facilities in Austin and Houston, Texas, as well as, a global network and colocation presences for deployments worldwide. The Company also provides disaster recovery readiness solutions, such as secondary suites and dedicated office space to complement our core suite of services.

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