As enterprise adoption has increased, the hybrid cloud solution has evolved to meet today’s transformational requirements across multiple lines of business. The good news is that the components used to create a well-designed hybrid cloud environment are different now, and better for enabling high performance.
Voice of the Industry
Our Voice of the Industry feature showcases guest articles on thought leadership. Education is part of our mission at Data Center Frontier. With Voices of the Industry, we tap the experience of data center executives on the front lines of innovation and market dynamics, and share their insights with our readers.
As a colocation service provider, data center compliance is far from a “necessary evil”. A fully integrated compliance program becomes the foundation of service delivery and evolves to ensure long-term customer satisfaction and industry sustainability.
Edge computing has become a growing area of focus for many organizations, according to Dan Draper, Director of Data Center Programs for Vertiv.
A new wave of data center transparency has just begun to peak over the horizon, and as colocation customers begin to understand the benefits that come with this newfound visibility into their IT environment, they will begin to demand it as a necessity from their colocation partners.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Michael Levy, Global Colocation Product Manager at CenturyLink, takes a look at the role data centers and colocation providers play in businesses expanding IT into international markets.
An adaptive network infrastructure offers tremendous benefits in terms of cost, reliability, and flexibility. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Rajendran Avadaiappan, Chief Information Officer at Aligned Data Centers, explains the role and responsibilities of the network in an adaptive data center.
Fast-changing business needs—such as mergers and acquisitions, regulatory changes, the need to remotely access data, and security changes—can necessitate a data center migration. But with a data center migration come numerous challenges, such as application or other dependencies, poorly defined data requirements, distributed data and applications, lack of expertise or management support, and others. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, David Mettler, IO Data Centers vice president of sales and market director for the United States, discusses how best to overcome data center migration challenges with a planned approach.
Like many farmers of the last century who resisted the move to larger, more productive farming methods, many business leaders cling to an old IT illusion that they still need to design, build and manage a private data center. Why is it that so many businesses have not yet evolved their thinking to align with new strategic opportunities of efficiently and effectively building a data center? Read on as Gary Wojtaszek, President and CEO of CyrusOne, explains the benefits of the build-to-suit data center.
New Year’s resolutions look a little different than your average diet or new fitness goal for data center operators. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Jeff Klauss, General Manager of Data Center Software Solutions at Intel, covers New Year’s resolutions for data center managers and operators and what should be top of mind for 2017.
Many edge computing sites could be “unmanned” or “lights out,” requiring a remote management strategy. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Ashish Moondra, Senior Product Manager, Power, Electronics & Software, at Chatsworth Products explains white space management of Edge compute sites through a cabinet ecosystem.