Has the COVID-19 pandemic altered enterprise IT spending and how these companies are provisioning data center space? Our Executive Roundtable looks at the latest trends.
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.
There are two major challenges facing the data industry today. A new report from Nortek describes these hurdles are finite water and power resources. A new white paper explores a new data center cooling method called the StatePoint Liquid Cooling (SPLC)4 system from Nortek Solutions, and highlights a case study in Singapore.
Zech Connell, Data Center Market Manager at ProLift Rigging Co., explores Project Buffering to build faster data centers.
The data center industry is on the lookout for ways to better meet society’s demand for “constant connectivity, content delivery, and a myriad of business and personal necessities.” That’s according to a new special report from Data Center Frontier in partnership with Microgrid Knowledge and distributer energy leader Enchanted Rock that explores the growing symbiotic relationship between microgrids and data centers.
Colocation data centers have become popular alternatives to proprietary facilities for several key reasons, including core competency, access to cost-efficient expertise, flexability and scalability, and more. Get the new white paper from Sabey Data Centers that explores in details factors to consider when choosing a colocation data center facility and provider.
In a promising sign for demand in the New York market, Sabey Data Centers will add 3.6 megawatts of capacity at its Intergate.Manhattan project, substantially increasing the data center space in the building.
Justin Blake, part of the solutions architect team at CoreSite, explores the ins and outs of disaster recovery, and how to avoid cybersecurity threats.
Interconnection will become even more pivotal to the digital economy over the next 5 years, which will see a meteoric rise in the volume of data traffic flowing through network intersections.
Colocation provider Evoque Data Center Solutions has named veteran executive Andy Stewart as Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Tim Caulfield, who led the new company through its first 18 months.
Marc Bowman, Multi-Circuit Metering Systems (MCMS) Product General Manager for Anord Mardix, delves into the factors that distinguishes MCM systems. An advanced MCMS approach makes use of the capabilities already built in to MCMS meters and then overlays sophisticated software and analytics on top to provide a robust view of the entire electrical landscape of a data center.