Data center startup Vapor IO will team with Crown Castle to deploy Project Volutus, a distributed network of small data centers at the base of telecom towers.
Insights: Internet of Things
The Internet of Things will create millions of connected devices, generating data from homes, cars and the vast reaches of industrial infrastructure. Data will be everywhere, and many of the new digital conversations will involve machines talking to other machines. It will have major implications for the data center industry, requiring infrastructure in locations that have not traditionally been business markets for data centers. These technologies will be rolled out over many years, as users gradually wrap their arms around the rapidly-growing universe of protocols, applications and use cases.
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.
The data center’s role in the economy will be transformed by technologies like AI, virtual reality, voice assistants, autonomous vehicles and robots, according to futurist Steve Brown.
IT connectivity has become more important as bandwidth-intensive applications have moved to the cloud. There are reliability and security issues associated with basic internet connections. To learn more about IT connectiviity and the cloud in the data center download this white paper.
No industry goes untouched by the possibilities presented by digital business. According to MIT Sloan research, the companies that are adapting to a digital world are 26% more profitable than their industry peers. To learn more about preparing your company for the zettabyte era download this white paper.
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.
CIOs must continuously reinvent themselves and their organization’s digital roadmaps, while maintaining their business’ layered security. To Learn more about data center security download this guide.
Early planning is critical in data center deployments, and all key stakeholders should have a chance to give input. In this this edition of “Voices of the Industry,” Samir Shah, Chief of Staff at BASELAYER, covers three of the top considerations when adding data center capacity.
Intel says new technologies like AI, the IoT and virtual reality will create an explosion of data, driving demand for new infrastructure and an “interconnectedness of everything.” The data center is central to this vision.
The Data Center Frontier Executive Roundtable discusses the impact of edge computing and the Internet of Things, and how these trends are influencing how and where data centers are built and deployed.