Articles By Philbert Shih

Phil Shih is Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research, an independent research firm focused on the cloud, hosting and data center infrastructure service provider markets. Structure Research is squarely focused on the SMB to mid-tier segments with an emphasis on international markets, particularly the Asia-pacific region.

Cloud services provider Digital Ocean recently shared some insights and data points with investors about the state of the business…

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Broadcom makes $61B bid for VMware; will edge computing efforts thrive?

Infrastructure software and semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom looks to acquire enterprise and edge software company VMware in a $61 billion buy-out…

 

Equinix expands deeper into Latin America, acquires four data centers in Chile

Equinix has announced the expansion of its Platform Exquinix deeper into the Latin American market after the acquisition of four…

 

AWS IoT TwinMaker comes to life with edge data

By Philbert Shih, Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research AWS has released AWS IoT TwinMaker into general availability as well…

 

VPLS secures funding, buys Dallas data center

By Philbert Shih, Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research Fresh off a round of funding, data center operator VPLS acquired…

 

Hivelocity cooks up cloud storage partnership with Wasabi

Hivelocity, a provider of bare metal cloud and edge computing solutions, announced a partnership with cloud storage provider Wasabi Technologies….

 

QTS’ Open-IX certification, AWS deal suggest data gravity is moving to the edge

Data center services provider QTS Realty Trust has expanded the number of facilities achieving Open Internet Exchange certification, following on…

 

EdgeConnex to access China data center market via Chayora investment

By Philbert Shih, Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research EdgeConneX made a strategic investment in China-based data center operator Chayora….

 

AWS’ ever-expanding edge: Local Zones to go global

By Philbert Shih, Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research. AWS released details about its global infrastructure footprint at the recent…

 

American Tower acquires CoreSite as it targets multi-tier deployments at the edge

By Philbert Shih, Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research. American Tower reached a definitive agreement to acquire publicly traded…

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