Digital Realty’s acquisition of DuPont Fabros creates a cloud colossus with 26 million SF of data center space, and a dominant market position in the two hottest markets: Northern Virginia and Chicago.
Autonomous vehicles will be like supercomputers rolling down the highway, generating up to 4 terabytes of data per day. That could translate into massive demand for data centers and wireless infrastructure.
With evolving data center needs, come new challenges around power. No, not that kind – batteries. Learn how new Lithium Ion batter technologies are changing facilities management and creating even more reliability.
Threats will continue to escalate, both in number and sophistication, and having a sound data center security strategy that includes colocation can be the best way to mitigate your threat risk. David Mettler, Vice President of Sales and the Market Director for the US at IO, explains why continually evaluating and updating your data center security strategy is mission critical.
By implementing an effective airflow containment strategy, it is possible to see optimized cooling system efficiency, improved Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and additional equipment capacity, all without having to expand a data center facility’s footprint. Ward Patton, Critical Environment Specialist at Simplex Isolation Systems, unpacks five key considerations for airflow containment design.
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