New CEO Brian Cox will lead a relaunch and rebranding of the wholesale data center business of Infomart Data Centers, which was acquired by IPI Data Center Investors.
Customers can buy data center space in a number of ways. One of the most popular is colocation, tenants buy space by the rack, cabinet or cage. Larger requirements typically use the wholesale data center model, in which a tenant leases a finished suite of “turn-key” raised-floor space. The dividing lines between the two have blurred in recent years, which wholesale providers pursuing smaller deals while colo specialists add suites to their offerings. Both retail colocation providers and companies selling wholesale data center space are pushing into new markets, extending these IT outsourcing services to new audiences.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Bob Woolley, Vice President of Critical Facilities Engineering and Design at RagingWire Data Centers, examines how the data center industry should respond to new design requirements for hyperscale cloud, the enterprise and more.
Edge computing is certainly here to stay. As we see greater distribution of IT systems and more connected devices the need to push content closer to end users is easily seen. Download the new Data Center Frontier Special Report, brought to you by BaseLayer, that explores the possibilities of the “edge data center” and how edge computing is changing the colocation landscape.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Steve Clark, Vice President of Data Center Services at Instor Solutions, explores the advantages of pre-engineered data center infrastructure.
The Dallas data center market is the third largest in the country. Data Center Frontier looks at data center supply and demand, and the factors that are driving a building boom in Dallas / Fort Worth.
Frontier Spotlight September 2018, the most read stories on Data Center Frontier last month, includes the new Data Center 101 series, plus a deep dive into data lakes and Facebook’s latest moves in the data center space.
Digital Realty will boost its presence on Brazil by acquiring Ascenty in a $1.8 billion deal that illustrates the global growth of data center development and digital transformation.
This is the second entry in a four-part Data Center Frontier special report series. This entry breaks down GaN technologies and benefits into four pillars normally used to vet power converter technologies to provide a comprehensive understanding of the potential of GaN power.
This is the first entry in a four-part Data Center Frontier special report series that explores how forefront Gallium Nitride, or GaN technologies, are showing significant benefits for data center refreshes. This first article sets the stage and discusses the state of today’s data center in regards to efficiency and data center design, including inclusion of more power-efficient solutions.
Power efficiency in terms of power supplies and data center power systems within other equipment is an area sometimes deprioritized during refresh cycles. But times are changing. Download the new Data Center Frontier Special Report, courtesy of transphorm, to explore how GaN technologies show significant benefits for data center refreshes.