The data center transformed



By Samantha Bookman, FierceTelecom

Datalink (Nasdaq: DTLK) is a good example of the type of growth being seen in the data center segment:  In 2010, the company grew 38 percent organically and over the past year saw its stock jump 150 percent. The company is valued at nearly $300 million and has a presence in 32 cities across the United States, serving companies in all of the commercial verticals such as healthcare and finance.

And Paul Lidsky, president and CEO, sees the upward trend continuing into next year and the foreseeable future. FierceTelecom’s managing editor Samantha Bookman recently talked with Lidsky about Datalink’s transformation from a siloed storage provider to a full service data center integrator, and what’s in store for the storage industry.”

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