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.
Google is building more data centers in more places than ever before, and appears likely to make good on its pledge to invest $13 billion in new data center campuses in 2019.
Marc Cram, Director of Sales for Server Technology, explores how the data demands and more of the IoT and AI are changing the tech and data center industry. Explore what’s in store for 2020, right around the corner.
Sam Rodriguez, Sr. Product Manager of Industrial Solutions at CPI, asserts that opportunities abound at the edge for ICT designers and installers who follow these three tips.
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.
Is data gravity drawing data centers nearer to interconnection hubs in major markets, or will a new architecture emerge around massive cloud campuses in remote locations? Digital Realty and CyrusOne offer different takes.
The hyperscale data center is reshaping the global IT landscape, shifting data from on-premises computer rooms and IT closets to massive centralized data center hubs. Explore further how cloud campuses will continue to enable hyperscale operators to rapidly add server capacity and electric power.
Digital Realty has agreed to acquire Interxion in an all-stock deal with an estimated value of $8.4 billion, the largest acquisition in the history of the data center industry.
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.
Aligned Energy has lined up a $495 million secured credit facility, from investors led by Goldman Sachs, which will fund data center expansions in Dallas, Phoenix and Salt Lake City.