Recently the Waffle House business turned to colocation, through provider QTS, to achieve its IT and data infrastructure needs. These include, according to the QTS, extended value over what could be achieved internally, quick delivery in terms of risk exposure, better resource allocation and more. The full report, “Data Center Services: A Story of Build Versus Buy,” courtesy of QTS, explores the decisioning process to keep data services internal, or whether to use a colocation provider.
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Are you prepared? A new report from Stream Data Centers asks this very question in regards to why managers of critical environments need a solid strategy for disaster planning.
Lithium-ion batteries have become an “invisible” but significant part of our everyday lives. In the past 10 years, lithium-ion batteries have been introduced as an energy storage solution for Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs) in data centers and mission-critical facilities. Download the new white paper, courtesy of LiiON, that shows readers how utilizing lithium-ion batteries can help them to achieve key efficiency and resiliency goals for today’s data center design engineers and operations engineers.
This white paper from Stream Data Centers examines the struggles companies of all sizes encounter when faced with unexpected downtime. Download the report to learn how CES addresses critical environment challenges so executives can focus on running their businesses.
IT needs are evolving and specifying the changes we need to make to our most critical data center services. This is the second entry in a Data Center Frontier series that explores how to create complete resiliency and compliance for mission critical data centers.
Despite the national employment crisis, the data center industry continues to hire, with many new openings for managers and skilled staff in Northern Virginia, Montreal, Seattle and Silicon Valley.
Microsoft has successfully tested the use of hydrogen fuel cells to power its data center servers, a first step toward adopting new technologies to eliminate the use of diesel fuel in its emergency power systems
Microsoft plans to eliminate its reliance on diesel fuel by the year 2030, a decision that has major implications for its data centers around the world, many of which use diesel-powered generators for backup power.
Data center providers are looking to fill a variety of engineering and management positions, including opportunities in growth markets in Ashburn, Virginia and Portland, Oregon.
John Hevey, Vice President, Corporate Technical Service, at BCS Data Center Operations, asserts data center owners should be analyzing the motivation, mission and capabilities of their critical facility management providers.