Amid the global coronavirus outbreak, many are wishing the “new n0rmal” would hurry up and get here. But according to a new report from Park Place Technologies, we might still have a while to go. Explore data center management and maintenance strategies amid coronavirus and beyond.
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.
“With the shift of enterprise-owned Information and Communications Technology (ICT) equipment into multitenant data center (MTDC)/colocation sites and the anticipated growth of remote/edge sites, basic control of power for remotely located ICT equipment is becoming an important consideration in overall power management strategy. That’s according to a new white paper from CPI.
Data center management challenges are mounting for federal and state government agency tech teams. These challenges are forcing many to decide whether to modernize or service infrastructure. That’s according to a new report from Vertiv that explores how to tackle some of these same challenges.
Data centers require lots of power, and users need to understand local utilities and their capacity and reliability. That’s why knowing the grid is crucial in data center site selection.
There is no better time to focus on data center solutions, connectivity, and ensuring our organizations stay secure than today. Timothy Miscovich, Chief Commercial Officer at WTEC, shares strategies and solutions to keep your data center safe.
Are you in the market for a data center job? The data center industry continues to grow, and job opportunities abound for those qualified across engineering, sales construction management and more.
The Equinix Metal service aims to bring cloud-style automation to colocation, enabling dedicated servers to be provisioned “as a service.” It’s based on tech from the recent acquisition of Packet.
George Clement, Senior Application Engineer, from Intel, highlights a case study that shows the importance of data center management to gain greater insight into power demand, thermal efficiency, server utilization, and capacity planning in their HPC environment.
A data center is a long-term investment, and choosing a location requires being sensitive both the needs of the business and the surrounding community. A new special report series, courtesy of Stack Infrastructure,, looks at 5 keys to success in data center site selection.
Faced with a rapidly changing, enduring, worldwide crisis—which confounded preparations designed primarily for isolated, short-term emergencies—IT leaders have come to realize the “new normal” will remain a moving target for months to come. Data center managers are striving to prepare for additional coronavirus outbreaks, which health professionals deem likely. A new Park Place Technologies white paper explores.