Will artificial intelligence and robotics manage the data centers of the future? At DCD Webscale, LitBit and Wave2Wave discussed new AI products to streamline data center management and address the industry’s staffing challenges.
Insights: Data Center Design
Data Center Frontier charts the future of data centers and cloud computing. We track the latest developments in data center design, providing updates on the innovations and best practices for creating energy efficient and sustainable data centers.
Our thesis: New markets will require new approaches to datacenter design, creating facilities that can operate with very different climate and energy profiles. This will require major innovation in the way data centers are designed, built and powered.
Our stories provide insights into the role of modular and pre-fabricated data center designs, the impact of the Open Compute Project and open hardware movement, and new approaches to creating data center racks and servers.
The promise of automation looms large over many industries in 2017. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Jeff Klaus, GM of Data Center Software Solutions at Intel DCM, explores where to look for automation opportunities in the data center.
Versatility allows Ascent to be opportunistic as it expands its data center business, tailoring its approach to a particular facility or geographic market.
By implementing an effective airflow containment strategy, it is possible to see optimized cooling system efficiency, improved Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and additional equipment capacity, all without having to expand a data center facility’s footprint. Ward Patton, Critical Environment Specialist at Simplex Isolation Systems, unpacks five key considerations for airflow containment design.
As we look into an even more digitally-enabled future – data center administrators and business leaders must decide – Build or Buy? Find out the benefits and considerations around each approach, and where the decision-making process will take you.
This special report will identify and quantify the questions and provide some answers to your DCIM strategy. It scrutinizes the operational and strategic business benefits and cost justifications, as well as the issues and processes the DCIM product suites are attempting to address or improve. To learn more about DCIM download this special report.
After looking at the specifics around LIB and lead-acid energy storage alternatives, we can see the future looks promising for lithium ion batteries. They are designed to bring extended life, reduced weight, smaller size and greater flexibility to modern data center providers. For more information on Lithium Ion Battery solutions for UPS applications, please download this white paper.
The Open19 Foundation launched today, positioning its open hardware designs as a foundational layer of edge computing, and an alternative to the Open Compute project and hyperscale designs.
DartPoints, which launched in 2014 with an ambitious vision to build a national network of micro data centers, is planning facilities in five new markets.
The best-prepared companies not only connect to the latest and greatest technologies, but they also connect back to legacy solutions. BASELAYER’s Shay Demmons shares how to utilize legacy technology, as well as new tech, while planning for the data centers of the future.