The cloud plays a critical role in service delivery, but will not replace data center solutions. That’s why cloud providers are creating solutions to run within on-premises data center. A new DCF special report on #hybridIT explores the evolving relationship between the cloud and the data center.
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.
Phillip Marangella, CMO for EdgeConneX explores how user experience can make or break a company in the data center industry and beyond. Edge data centers may serve as a solution to achieve the speed, power and availability necessary to serve today’s clients.
Hybrid IT is quickly becoming the new normal for those organizations striving to get ahead. This special report series explores the ins and outs of hybrid IT and how modern IT models are evolving.
High physical density and high power density go “hand in hand” when it comes to the data center. That’s according to a new report from Server Technology that contends to maximize both without having to pay for specialty infrastructure, many data centers have found it attractive to deploy 415V 3-phase AC power to the rack.
John Hevey, Vice President, Corporate Technical Service at BCS Data Center Operations, explores a group of strategic solutions designed to “safeguard” future data center operations for today’s companies navigating through the current pandemic.
Despite the national employment crisis, the data center industry continues to hire, with many new openings for managers and skilled staff in Northern Virginia, Montreal, Seattle and Silicon Valley.
Tim Shaheen, Executive Vice President of Strategy & Development at Aligned, explores what’s required to bring us into the next chapter of our digital future.
Like most industries, the data center industry has evolved, especially in recent years. While basic data center design hasn’t changed much, some aspects of it have greatly improved. Alex Sharp, Global Head of Design and Construction at Iron Mountain, takes a look at data centers of the future.
Just a few years ago, the idea of using 3-Phase power distribution at the equipment cabinet would have amazed — and amused — data center managers and employees . But today, according to a new report from Server Technology, there are several simple facts within the data center environment that have created demand for 3- Phase power in the equipment cabinet.
Databank CTO explores how empowering government agencies to transform their IT infrastructure, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) helps accelerate the adoption of cloud solutions with an emphasis on the security and protection of federal information.