The most current disaster on the public’s mind, of course, is COVID-19, the global pandemic, of which we are still in its throes. That said, the rate of natural disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, floods or wildfires has increased in recent years, as well. A new report from Databank highlights the importance of disaster recovery capabilities in such an environment.
Data centers are continuing to hire, even as unemployment spikes due to the COVID-19 crises. Current data center jobs include two senior VP sales roles, and a series of engineering positions.
A new report from QTS points out that the data center industry may have “lagged behind the curve” when it comes to digital innovation. But that may be changing, as business needs and customer expectations continue to ramp up and change at a rapid pace.
Data centers are still hiring, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as demand surges for online business tools and the value they provide. Top opportunities this month include positions in New York City, Seattle and Ashburn.
The hybrid cloud approach is gaining steam, as the revenues of hyperscale cloud service providers like AWS and Microsoft continue to skyrocket. Traditionally, businesses have primarily connected to clouds using a virtual private network over the public internet, but the tides are shifting. CoreSite explores 5 reasons today to directly connect your hybrid cloud solution in a new ebook that looks at security, performance & more.
Lithium-ion batteries may have. been a common source of power for various consumer devices for years, but the they now being adopted, as well, for use with Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) applications, “as a means of ensuring uptime for mission-critical infrastructure in data centers.” A new white paper from Vertiv pointed out that for companies looking to deploy distributed computing and edge networks, lithium-ion batteries are well suited for use with IT deployments in remote locations.
Recently the Waffle House business turned to colocation, through provider QTS, to achieve its IT and data infrastructure needs. These include, according to the QTS, extended value over what could be achieved internally, quick delivery in terms of risk exposure, better resource allocation and more. The full report, “Data Center Services: A Story of Build Versus Buy,” courtesy of QTS, explores the decisioning process to keep data services internal, or whether to use a colocation provider.
Vertiv aims to “tell the truth” about Federal data center modernization via a new white paper posted on Data Center Frontier. Then in 2019, the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) was introduced, which further prioritized the modernization of aging government data centers. The full report, “Exploring the Progress of Federal Data Center Modernization,” highlights the important work being down to bring the U.S. federal government IT fully into the 21st century.
Managing an organization’s IT infrastructure is a demanding responsibility requiring experience, strategic thinking and the ability to balance current technology challenges and future opportunities. A new white paper shared results from a series of surveys Service Express deployed recently through t s2019 IT Priorities and Infrastructure Survey. . The company surveyed IT professionals on a variety of topics from changing technology to plans regarding the use of a hybrid approach to finding the optimal solutions within their data center environments. Download the full report today.
Data Center Jobs: This month’s top data center job opportunities ranged from Dallas and New York, to several open positions in Northern Virginia.