Edge computing will be one of the big stories of 2017, boosting the use of modular data centers, according to the 5 experts on our Executive Roundtable. Other hot topics: security and rack density.
An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
Amazon’s cloud computing operation may soon have more than 1 gigawatt of power capacity supporting its huge US-East data center cluster, according to a Greenpeace analysis of the company’s energy use.
The cloud is getting greener, with a growing number of server farms supported by renewable power, according to a new report from Greenpeace. The environmental group, which has been one of the data center industry’s toughest critics, now says it has seen meaningful improvement in the use of green energy by cloud computing platforms. The […]
Switch has emerged as a leader in the data center industry’s effort to power its operations with renewable energy, according to Greenpeace, which gave the Las Vegas-based company top marks in its Clicking Clean report for 2017.
Edge computing is evolving beyond caching, and will require more compute power and intelligence to manage the movement of data, say analysts, who predict this will create business opportunities for data center providers in 2017.
The growth of virtual reality and augmented reality may require more investment in data centers, as well as innovation in networking, perhaps employing peer-to-peer technology or blockchains.
The Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2016: Here’s a look at the Top 10 stories that attracted the most pageviews this year on Data Center Frontier, ranked in order.
SUPERNAP Italia Milan data center is the first deployment outside of Las Vegas for the designs developed by Switch CEO Rob Roy, enabled by a global design template using pre-fabricated modular components.
Amid the consolidation in the data center industry, Equinix and Digital Realty continue to grow through acquisition. We checked in with both companies to discuss the evolving data center market, and the road ahead.
Colocation providers are building data centers at the sites where undersea fiber optic cables arrive in North America. It’s a new wrinkle in the evolution of edge computing.