Today, Loudoun is home to more than 10 million square feet of data center space, with another 4.5 million in development or in planning. Buddy Rizer, CEcD at Loudoun Economic Development, reflects on what he’s learned from 10 years in Loudoun County’s data center alley.
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.
Although DCIM has been widely used in the past several years by many organizations across the entire spectrum, surprisingly, very few consider their deployments to be successful. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Ashish Moondra, Senior Product Manager, Power, Electronics & Software, at Chatsworth Products discusses three key DCIM goals to gauge deployment success.
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.
Whether you’re building a new data center, moving to a colocation facility, or transitioning to a cloud/hybrid environment, a data center migration is a complicated, risky endeavor. And many crucial considerations for success often aren’t considered at all in the planning and execution of data center migration.
The Northern California data center market is one of the biggest in the world, including Silicon Valley and the Bay Area. James Leach, VP of Marketing at RagingWire Data Centers, explores options for saving money on power, people, and real estate.
The days of owning all the IT products and services within a company, are obsolete. With newer technologies edging out old ones, IT equipment has a rapidly diminishing shelf life. Hence, there’s a growing appetite for leasing IT equipment for your IT needs.
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.
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.