When purchasing or selling data center services,the legal contract signed by the client and the provider is critically important. A new report on data center contracts explores how to streamline and improve the data center contract negotiation process.
Often, numerous different data center and business teams are all contained within organizational siloes. These siloes restrict movement of data and information, cut down on innovation and, of course, inhibit scalability and agility. A new white paper from BCS FM Solutions focuses on how to eliminate these siloes between data center and business operations, bringing people, process, technology and the industry together.
Data Center Frontier’s first job spotlight of 2019 features an opening for a Engineering Department Head for Mission Critical Facilities in the booming Northern Virginia market. This month’s lineup also includes a sales manager position in Ashburn, Va., a Senior Commissioning Engineer role in Omaha, Neb., and more.
After the early days of cloud computing, IT teams quickly turned to multi-cloud solutions that promised to meet multiple business needs, but multi-cloud solutions aren’t without their own challenges. The new report from Digital Realty explores a computing solution that tackles some of these challenges and connects private infrastructure over a dedicated connection accessing public cloud resources while bypassing the internet.
According to the Data Center Journal, data center investments in the U.S. reached record levels in 2017, soaring to an impressive more than $20 billion. A new executive brief from Stream Data Centers explores tech and real estate investment in the data center planning process, and the importance of both.
In 2018, DCF tracked the evolution of edge computing, and how it is positioned to bring disruptive change in latency, interconnection and data ingest.
The three major cloud platforms – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and Google – continue to shift the data center landscape. Here’s a look back at the Big 3 in 2018.
It’s been a turbulent year for Facebook. Even as the social network has made headlines, it has continued to expand its massive global data infrastructure.
2018 has been a big year for hyperscale computing, as the size and speed of deals for major cloud computing platforms and social networks continues to influence how the data center industry does business.
DCF’s Voices of the Industry columns provide expert insights from industry leaders. Here’s a look at the Top 10 Voices columns of 2018 focused on trends like renewable energy, IT security, and data center construction.