The micro-edge will be networked not just with local resources, but with data centers and cloud facilities around the world. Martin Olsen, Vice President, Global Edge and Integrated Solutions at Vertiv, outlines how 5G and edge computing is contributing to IoT and AI advancement.
The best tools are those that excel at what they are designed for, and those that are flexible enough to accommodate the occasional misapplication for something other than their intended purpose. Marc Cram, Director of Sales for Server Technology gives the case for flexible and versatile data centers and the tools that support them.
Here’s an existential question for you, when does a new technology legitimately become a “thing”? In this edition of Voice of the Industry, the team at Compass Data Centers shares how the company predicts in 2019 ,Edge Computing will begin to see the level of investment required to push it past the status of “new big thing.”
Databank’s Mark Houpt explores the benefits of working with a specialized data center cloud provider, including performance, security options, and support for compliance.
By taking advantage of the sensors available in your infrastructure, data center management tools provide visibility by automating the collection, management and analysis of health, power and temperature readings—at the individual device level.
After significant growth, Xfernet, a Los Angeles-based colocation, needed to move its facility into a 14,000 square foot data center space with shallow raised floors, low ceilings and limited footprint for new cooling equipment. Chatsworth Products’ John Thomas highlights how the California colocation achieved higher rack densities and ramped up efficiency by using new data center cooling strategies.
Hyperscale data center deployments are setting a new standard for scale, speed, quality, and efficiency. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Tim Stone, Director of Service Delivery at RagingWire Data Centers, shares four keys to successful hyperscale data center deployments.
Hyperscalers, cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, and even enterprises with high density computing requirements commonly over provision to eliminate the risk of falling short of the necessary IT capacity to support future business growth. Eric Jacobs, Chief Revenue Officer at Aligned Energy, highlights how an adaptive, scalable data center can prevent over provisioning.
The IT industry is ever changing, and today’s network engineers and architects face an ongoing list of challenges. Iron Mountain Data Centers’ Frank Scalzo highlights the top network challenges facing engineers and architects in today’s data center market.
The continuous demand for speed and bandwidth, combined with the need to lower latency, is driving the move to the edge. However, while the above definition provides a perfectly serviceable framework to jumpstart discussion, EdgeConneX’ Phillip Marangella advocates perhaps a more focused definition that is at once far broader and meaningful.