The growth of edge computing and the IoT may boost adoptions of modular data centers, which allow operators to deploy infrastructure in smaller chunks, according to our panel of data center experts.
Enterprise customers are asking for more renewable energy for their IT footprint. What’s the best way for service providers to provide it? Our roundtable of data center experts provides their take.
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.
New accounting rules which will affect all leases that are longer than one year – everything from real estate to data centers. Learn about these new rules and how to find the sliver lining when it comes to the data center.
There’s a Silver Lining – when it comes to the new accounting rules. The new lease accounting rules could affect the build v. buy decision. In most cases, companies that would have colocated their data center will continue to do so. What the new rule does is bring into focus the importance of analyze existing contracts to make the best use of new lease agreement rules. To learn more about operating leases and what to look for download this guide.
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.
Aligned Data Centers and Swedish energy company Climeon are partnering to harness low-grade waste heat and convert it into energy. The technology is already used to generate energy from cruise ship engines.
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.