A new white paper from Vertiv offers a full-picture view of the potential challenges that come with Eco Mode types of operation, as well as what to consider if you choose to utilize those modes. The report also provides field results of related UPS technology.
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.
Anthony Bolner, EVP of Stream Data Centers, explores the leading trends pushing more hyperscalers and cloud providers to use wholesale data centers.
When designing a power protection scheme for data centers, IT and facility managers must ask themselves whether a distributed or centralized backup strategy makes more sense. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to that question. Download the new white paper from Vertiv that explores the principle of centralized versus distributed bypass and applies it equally to standalone monolithic and integrated-modular UPS architectures.
The most common UPS topology currently used in the industry is double conversion; nevertheless, most UPS suppliers have introduced Eco Modes of operation to further increase the levels of efficiency of the UPS. Download the new paper from Vertiv, which analyzes potential drawbacks of Eco Mode types of operation, further highlights elements to consider when using these modes of operation, and gives a review of field results for technologies like the Liebert Trinergy Cube UPS and more.
With the potential stemming from new technology like machine learning, AI, big data and more, tech companies continue to make up one of the fastest growing industry segments. A new report from Digital Realty explores the potential of the hybrid cloud, which according to the report, has emerged as a way to “drive down IT costs, greater agility and speed when embracing new business opportunities, and the ability to protect critical business data and applications from external and internal threats.”
Northern Virginia, the largest data center in the market, is seeing a surge in supply and an even bigger surge in demand. Ashburn, Va., within this market experiencing hyper growth, is known as “data center alley.” A new white paper from Aligned Energy provides a case study and outlines one data center provider’s process in building in the top colocation market in North America with the launch of Aligned Ashburn.
T5 Data Centers is expanding its operations in the Greater Chicago market with the purchase of a 164,000-square-foot data center shell in the Elk Grove Technology Park.
January’s data center job spotlight highlights engineering roles in some of the country’s busiest cities, including New York, Boston, Dallas, Denver and more. Read on to view the top colo jobs for January.
In the age of big data, more and more companies’ data strategies are shaping their success and key to remaining competitive in today’s markets. If your business is in the process of picking the right colocation partner, a new white paper from Iron Mountain Data Centers looks to help you decipher the key questions to ask your future or current data center provider about compliance.
The demand for data center facilities has been high over the last several years. That demand, and continued growth in the industry, by all indications, will continue for some time. Rob Dean, the VP of Design and Construction at CoreSite, who has been working on construction projects for nearly 15 years, walks readers through the process of building and maintaining a data center in today’s market.