At some point, every owner or general contractor operating in the mission critical space has been asked about their dollars per megawatt ($/MW) for a particular construction build. Under the right circumstances and in the right environment, a low $/MW ratio can be the measuring stick for success. However, every data center is different, and it is important to remember that $/MW is not the only factor that determines the quality, efficiency and cost of a data center build. Download this white paper to learn more about the real cost of a data center build.
When it comes to increasing speed in the data center the challenge is to look ahead and know what you have to be prepared to deliver – in the immediate future and later on – and chart the most expedient and flexible course forward. Learn more about the trends, technologies and recommendation for increasing speed for your data center by downloading this guide.
Your data center is directly aligned with your business success. Now, learn the three critical data center components to help create a future-proof IT strategy!
An efficient infrastructure is a healthy one which provides real-world business value. Now, find out some key data center design best practices to deliver efficiency beyond power and cooling.
Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) has become more vital than ever to data center operations. The insight provided by these systems has historically only been accessible to the data center operations team, not the colocated customer. Now that the technology sector as a whole is becoming increasingly user friendly, transparent and hands on, it makes sense for colocation data centers to offer a higher level of insight and transparency into their clients’ individual environments. This white paper examines the benefits of being able to monitor colocation environments as well as the issues that can arise from the lack of visibility.
CyrusOne quick-delivery data center product provides a solution for cloud technology, social media and enterprise companies that have trouble building or obtaining data center capacity fast enough to support their information technology (IT) infrastructure. In trying to keep pace with overwhelming business growth, these companies often find it hard to predict their future capacity needs. A delay in obtaining data center space can also delay or stop a company’s revenue-generating initiatives, and have significant negative impact on the bottom line.
The case for a re-envisioned data center is being made every day, and at an increasingly urgent pace. Growing technology demands, transforming global economics, corporate efficiency initiatives, and required business agility are among the drivers making change not merely a strategy, but a prerequisite for survival.
In this white paper, we explore new concepts around data center demand, where energy efficiency and cooling optimization fit in and modern best practices around your data center.
There is significant time spent in the data center industry discussing data center infrastructure design or the Tier rating of a data center. With so much focus on the critical systems infrastructure design of a data center (specifically the electrical and mechanical systems) it leaves the impression that this is the key to predicting the reliability of a data center.
Ponemon Institute and Vertiv are pleased to present the results of the latest Cost of Data Center Outages study. Previously published in 2010 and 2013, the purpose of this third study is to continue to analyze the cost behavior of unplanned data center outages. According to our new study, the average cost of a data center outage has steadily increased from $505,502 in 2010 to $740,357 today (or a 38 percent net change).