No two are data centers are alike when it comes to design or the applications and data they support with their networking, compute and storage infrastructure. Shad Secrist of Belden outlines the differences between 5 of the most common types of data centers including edge, colocation and hyperscale.
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.
When working with critical infrastructure, it’s critical to keep people and assets safe. In this article, courtesy of Honeywell, learn how tools can reduce risk when it comes to the human element of data center operations.
Data center developer Switch will be acquired by DigitalBridge and infrastructure investors IFM and taken private in an all cash deal valued at about $11 billion. The deal continues a trend in which public data center REITs have been bought by large investors and taken private.
Data centers with the fastest throughput and processing times have a digital advantage. Ryan Harris, Sales Engineer and Market Manager for The Siemon Company, explains why direct attach copper (DAC) cables are here to stay.
Cologix provides an example of how investment and M&A can alter the trajectory of a data center provider’s journey. A $3 billion recapitalization has set the stage for Scalelogix, an initiative to deploy 200 megawatts of capacity in key hyperscale markets,
Businesses must have a robust hybrid IT infrastructure that supports today’s business needs while innovating with an intention for the future. Patrick Doherty of Flexential explores how IT leaders can accelerate digital business growth while also increasing resilience.
Each month Data Center Frontier in partnership with Pkaza post some of the hottest data center jobs in the market. Find your next job here!
Our Top 10 most popular stories for last month includes profiles on eight leading developers and service providers. If you’re seeking to understand the competitive landscape of the data center sector, it’s a pretty good reading list.
Leaders in the data center and enterprise space are looking at data center and connected infrastructure in a fundamentally new way. Learn how data center management for a REIT or data center provider is evolving in a special report courtesy of CBRE.
When data center leaders grasp the monitoring and data center management side of things, it is easier to incorporate policies, compliance, and controls over the metrics. Learn how observability has changed to support digital infrastructure in this new article, courtesy of Honeywell.