The speed of disruption and the current data surge cycle continues to demand transformation in the data center industry. The response to these demands bring prefabricated modular (PFM) data centers to the arena – delivering low-risk, high-value implementations with the added benefits of faster delivery and easier on-site assembly. Download the new white paper from Vertiv provides clarity on the specific benefits that PFM data centers can offer to the future of the data center industry.
There is one thing the industry knows for sure. Data center energy usage has been on the way up — for years — and there are certainly no signs of this trend stopping. The priorities have become: No. 1, delivering lower emissions; and No. 2, the option of longer run times and fast-start natural gas generators. INNIO highlights in a new white paper how growing data center electricity demand has paved the way for a new generation of data center energy strategies.
Projects like the IEIC (Internet Ecosystem Innovation Committee), of which QTS is a member, work to “stimulate transformation, regional economies and internet infrastructure growth globally,” and are designed to deemphasize the heavy reliance of the current concentrated, congested peering points. A new white paper from QTS, “QTS Peering and Data Exchange,” explores how companies can help the industry proliferate the number of buildings where internet and content networks can exchange traffic and do so in a neutral and open way.
Thanks to technology advancements and components such as gallium nitride (GaN) that enable ultra-high 98% efficiency and improved power densities, power loss can be reduced up to 50% compared to 96% efficient rectifiers. That’s according to a new report from Vertiv that walks readers through a breakthrough in energy efficiency that has the potential to reduce power losses over a wide load range, working to optimize CAPEX and OPEX.
Are you an experienced salesperson interested in one of the largest data center markets in the country? This month’s tops jobs on the Data Center Frontier jobs board also include a variety of options fromCalifornia, as to Virginia.
How can understanding power consumption lead to a more efficient data center? The team at Raritan aims to answer that very question in a new report that explores power monitoring and metering in data centers.
The Future of Hyperscale Computing and Digital Realty’s record-setting deal for Interxion are the most popular articles on Data Center Frontier this October, along with updates on Equinix, Cologix, Aligned Energy and STACK Infrastructure.
Should you still be in the data center business? That’s the first question asked in a new report from QTS that explores the risks of the on premises data center, and the growing number of colocation offerings available.
Lead-acid batteries have been the go-to for default backup power for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS). But the tides may be turning with the growing popularity of lithion-ion batteries. A new report from Vertiv explores how the lithium-ion battery has reached a stage of maturity that is can be considered as a viable replacement for the lead-acid battery in UPS applications.
October’s top data center jobs on Data Center Frontier feature two international opportunities ‚ — one in Singapore, and one in Montreal — as well as two data center facility manager positions on the West coast.