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DartPoints joins the Open Grid Alliance (OGA) as one of 34 founding members
DartPoints has joined the Open Grid Alliance (OGA) along with dozens of other new members this month. The news comes along with the official formation of the OGA as a nonprofit organization. Founded in April, the OGA aims to evolve the internet by bringing great minds of the industry together “to rearchitect the Internet from […]
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DartPoints launches ‘edge market’ data center model in Iowa
Dallas-based DartPoints is testing the waters in Iowa with localized “edge-market” data centers designed to network across underserved regions in the U.S. Built in 2020, the company’s North Liberty edge data center represents one of 212 underserved markets targeted by DartPoints, which recently announced a partnership with DE-CIX International’s Internet Exchange carrier to deliver broadband […]
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Scott Willis Among the Capacity Media Power 100 as DartPoints Moves to Transform Edge Markets
DartPoints CEO, Scott Willis, was honored this week to be included in the Capacity Media Power 100. Scott is recognized for his leadership role in guiding strategy and execution for DartPoints, a leader of carrier-neutral, interconnection data centers. 2021 marks the third annual Power 100, made up of the most influential people in the wholesale […]
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DartPoints and Immedion Combine - Expanding Colocation and Interconnection Further to the Edge
DartPoints, an owner and operator of edge colocation data centers designed to facilitate carrier-neutral interconnection that improves access to and performance of data, has closed on its acquisition of Immedion, first announced in March. Immedion is a provider of colocation, cloud, and managed services with eight data centers in seven markets throughout South Carolina, North […]
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The Future of the Edge in Growing Markets
Scott Willis, DartPoints President and CEO, discusses how he started his career, the evolution of the industry and the edge, and DartPoints mission to transform digital ecosystems in growing markets. Rapidly increasing streaming and two-way video services, 5G and the future promise of IoT continue to drive up bandwidth needs and put pressure on latency […]
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Evolving the Edge in 2021
On April 14, Hugh Carspecken, DartPoints Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, joined a panel at the DCD>Building the Edge virtual event on edge infrastructure innovation and deployment. The session, titled How is North America’s Edge data center industry evolving in 2021? Featured Nirav Shah, Managing Director | Infrastructure at EQT Partners, a global investment organization […]
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IXs, IXPs and Peering 101
What it is and why it matters to the Edge As the edge continues to evolve, so does the meaningful concept of what we mean by an internet exchange point or IXP.  An Internet Exchange Point (IXP) is a physical infrastructure where carriers, Internet Service Providers (ISP), content delivery networks, web enterprises, hosting companies, and […]
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Building the Local Cloud
The Case for Content at the Edge The edge computing market continues to grow at unprecedented rates, driven primarily by the increase in demand for low-latency processing, the ability to support real-time, automated solutions and the need to meet and control massive increases in data volume and network traffic. In 2019, the edge computing market […]
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3 Ways to Prepare for an Active Storm Season
Spring has finally sprung, but don’t let the sunshine and warm weather distract you from preparing for what is one of the most active times of the year for severe storm outbreaks. While much of the Midwest braces for tornado season to pick up steam, those in the coastal region have less than a month […]
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How to Simplify Your Backup and Recovery Experience
Today, ransomware is a multibillion-dollar operation, and your data is the main target of malicious actors. While security measures are important, no system is one hundred percent secure and incidents do happen. If all else fails, backup and recovery are a crucial last line of defense to recovering clean systems after an incident and getting […]