Site selection is a strategic process that requires the right blend of power, cost savings, environmental conditions, and scalability. Blake Proffitt of DartPoints explores the reasons that enterprises and hyperscalers are building new data centers in the American Midwest.
The edge is no longer a specific size or as precise of a place as it once was, but just because it has grown more complex doesn’t mean that we can’t distinguish what or where it is. Sean Farney, Director of Data Center Marketing at Kohler Power Systems explores the ever evolving definition of the edge.
The current conflict in Eastern Europe raises new cybersecurity concerns on a global level. Mark Houpt of DataBank describes describes the state of affairs from a cybersecurity perspective and highlights best practices data center operators should implement to minimize their risk.
While the supply chain crisis has had major negative effects, there are some positives from our current situation. Bill Tierney, Senior Vice President, at ProLift Rigging explores key lessons that can be learned from the supply chain crisis.
Sherman Ikemoto, Managing Director at Future Facilities explains how simulation can help data center operators manage the accelerating pace of business, rising densities, and energy consumption.
Water is a resource we must acknowledge as finite, and we must safeguard it accordingly. Stream Data Center’s Chris Bair and Yvonne Deir share their perspectives on data center water use and how to optimize water consumption.
To safely store, manage and analyze data, businesses need flexible space and connectivity solutions that can meet existing and future needs without compromising security or compliance. Megan Hofmeyer, Strategic Marketing Director at QTS outlines seven ways in which colocation can allow you to easily scale your business infrastructure to fit your needs.
While some may view building a rack as a DIY kit approach, designing and building a rack that balances complex, interacting elements requires experience and expertise. Joel Wineland, CTO of Rackline, explores the importance of using a factory integrated rack approach for rack-level deployments.
Historically, the three pillars of data center management were all data center operators needed. Carsten Baumann, Director Strategic Initiative & Solution Architect at Schneider Electric explores how the need for sustainability has led to the emergence of a fourth pillar of data center management – environmental sustainability management (ESM).
Buying brand-new equipment might seem like your only option, but it’s a myth and not the only one. Chad Peters, Director of Infrastructure Solutions at Service Express busts five myths around OEM maintenance.