Lithium-ion batteries are used in a variety of current consumer electronics. Now, the colocation and data center industry is taking note and discovering the possibilities of using lithium-ion batteries as backup energy sources for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS). A new white paper from LiiON outlines a variety of potential advantages of using lithium-ion batteries to both data center designers and operational engineers.
A new focus on sustainability, efficiency and waste reduction opens up a wealth of opportunities to save money and use reusability to make key decisions around future data center designs, operations and processes. Download the full report, “Flexibility and Sustainability for the Dynamic Data Center,” courtesy of Server Technology, to learn more about the roles that flexibility and reusability will play going forward in making decisions around engineering future data center designs.
As the data center and Cloud services industries continue to evolve at a dizzying pace, so too are the business models and investment strategies of industry stakeholders. Seeing tremendous windows of opportunity open up through technological innovation and the changing needs of end users, many new players have been quick to jump in.
Early bird registration is open for the 8th Annual Green Data Center Conference 2017 until January 27th. This event is being held on February 21st-23rd at the San Diego Supercomputer Center in La Jolla, CA with the option to attend two live data center tours.
The software defined data center (SDDC) is crucial to the long-term evolution of an agile digital business according to Gartner, Inc. It is not, however, the right choice for all IT organizations currently.