Our Executive Roundtable of data center thought leaders discusses how the evolution of cloud computing is changing the environment for data center service providers.
Data Center Frontier Executive Roundtable
The Data Center Frontier Executive Roundtable is a feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and where it is headed. At the close of each quarter, we convene a conversation between a group of experienced executives from the data center, colocation and cloud computing industries. The questions change to address the latest industry developments, including trends in data center design, site selection, cooling and business models.
In our new Executive Roundtable, five thought leaders discuss the evolution of data center design, and how it is being shaped by cooling strategies.
Emerging technologies like the Internet of Things, virtual reality and machine learning will generate vast amounts of data, which will require additional data center capacity to store, according to panelists from our Executive Roundtable.
Our Executive Roundtable examines the data center industry’s track record on energy efficiency, assessing the progress thus far and laying out the strategies that can take efficiency to the next level.
Our Executive Roundtable discusses at the data center industry’s progress on using renewable energy, the economics of procuring green power, and the renewable options that offer the most potential going forward.
Our Executive Roundtable panel of six industry veterans explores how cloud demand is disrupting the market for wholesale data center space.
Expect to see more acquisitions in coming months as the data center sector continues to consolidate, say the five panelists on our Data Center Executive Roundtable. Some deals will focus on scale, some on geography, and others on specialization.
Our Data Center Executive Roundtable panelists look at the market for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software solutions. The bottom line: The market remains huge, solutions are still maturing, and customers are becoming more discerning.
Our Data Center Executive Roundtable panelists debate the impact of hybrid cloud for service providers.
Data Center Executive Roundtable: Insights on Cloud Trends for 2016 from our expert panelists: Chris Crosby of Compass, Intel’s Jeff Klaus, Chris Sharp of Digital Realty, CPI’s Michael Custer & Mark Wachtmann of IO.