For decades, data center uninterruptible power supply systems (UPS) have predominantly relied on valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) batteries for backup transitional power. Increasingly, businesses are looking for alternatives to the VRLA, such as lithium-ion batteries.
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.
The Uptime Institute’s Tier rating system has been the standard in the data center industry for years. While the Uptime Institute is very much the go to credible and recognized source, there are a few details and nuances of the tier system that can be a challenge for decision-makers to understand.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, David Shepard EVP, General Manager of the BASELAYER’s Anywhere hardware division, looks over the past, present and future of modular data centers.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, James Leach, Vice President of Marketing at RagingWire, looks at the impact virtual reality may have on traditional on site data center tours.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry article, Andrew Schaap, Sr. VP of Sales at Digital Realty, discusses the benefits of a high performance network and it’s impact on your big data strategies.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Jeff Klaus General Manager of Intel Data Center Solutions, discusses an approach to data center health management .
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Earl Keisling, co-founder and CEO of Inertech LLC, the data center infrastructure technology division of Aligned Energy, discusses why data center water use matters, and what can be done to make our use of this essential resource sustainable.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry Josh Moody, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at FORTRUST, discusses weather-proofing a data center and what you should be looking for to prevent downtime from natural disasters.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Rick Crutchley, Chief Operating Officer for IO, discusses the future of the data center in the internet of everything.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, James Leach, Vice President Marketing at RagingWire Data Centers, talks about the flexible solutions and enhanced service model of today’s new colocation data centers.