2018 is shaping up as a big year for sale-leaseback deals, due to the increased number of properties available and more service providers embracing the strategy as an attractive way to expand into new markets.
Equinix goes all-in on software-defined networking (SDN), expanding its Equinix Cloud Exchange SDN services to its entire global platform. The move allows Equinix customers to provision services through an online portal and pay based on usage.
The rapid growth of AI is contributing to the building of new services, as well as enhancing products already on the market. And this trend has direct design implications for data centers. Find out how the expanding AI industry could change the face of colocation.
ROOT Data Center announced today that it is teaming with LitBit to use artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor its backup generators, marking the first use of AI to reduce the risk of data center outages.
All-flash storage solutions are gaining traction, offering the potential to cut costs by consolidating petabytes of storage onto a smaller, more nimble infrastructure. Bill Kleyman examines the key factors in adopting all-flash solutions.
This is the final entry in a Data Center Frontier series that explores how to create complete resiliency and compliance for mission critical data centers. Stewart Collier, Managing Director of Critical Environments at Stream Data Centers, offers his top 5 recommendations when it comes to deploying critical environment capabilities.
The beauty of open source is in the ecosystem of experts, specialists, and innovators who are sharing knowledge with each other, forging different routes to solve the same problem. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Aligned Energy’s Kirk Offel, explores the importance of vendors’ participation in data center design, build, and operation and the power of the ecosystem to reduce cost, increase speed, and make the data center more adaptive.
As IoT evolves, managing assets and white space remotely becomes more challenging. A comprehensive and reliable solution that works together to simplify operation, costs and labor, as well as allows for network expansion is key. In the edition of Voices of the Industry, Ashish Moondra, Senior Product Manager, Power, Electronics & Software, at Chatsworth Products, explores how to simplify data center operation in the age of the Internet of Things (IoT).
This is the third entry in a Data Center Frontier series that explores how to create complete resiliency and compliance for mission critical data centers. Focused on the changing role of data center management, this post explores how a data center partner for your critical environments must be able to provide advanced facilities management, operational control, managed services, and a team which can specifically help you design around resiliency.
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