Hyperscale cloud builders are accelerating their data center buildouts as they add capacity for new customers. As investment surges to new highs, what will the “new normal” look like for the data center industry?
Real estate lease structures are playing a larger role in the growth of cloud computing, as seen in two recent deals that have helped hyperscale tenants provision space faster and secure capacity for growth.
Google is shifting to liquid cooling for its latest version of its artificial intelligence hardware, as the heat generated by its new Tensor Processing Units (TPUs) has exceeded the limits of its previous data center cooling solutions.
This is the second post in a four-part series that explores the seven most crucial elements to consider before choosing a colocation provider. This post focuses on data center proximity and how close your colocation provider’s facility should be to your business.
Colocation allows businesses to shift staff and resources from data center management to focus on IT infrastructure and business priorities. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Randy Rowland, President of Data Center Services at Cyxtera, explores the evolving data center and what’s in store for the future.
Switch has signed a 15 megawatt colocation deal with a global streaming media provider, continuing a pattern of strong first-quarter leasing for publicly-held data center companies.
Equinix has tapped industry veteran Jim Smith as its new Managing Director – Hyperscale, a sign that the colocation provider sees a significant opportunity in its expansion into hyperscale data center construction.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Sherri Liebo, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at Digital Realty, explores the question: How will your organization and IT architecture thrive in the new digital economy?
The adoption of new technologies creates both challenges and opportunities for the data center workforce. Expect training and certification to play a large role in staffing going forward.
Edge computing installations will be distributed, denser versions of traditional data centers. They will support new applications and services, and send data – and business – back to core data centers.