The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the IT industry, in particular, as IT professionals were charged with keeping institutions afloat, helping millions of U.S. workers transition to remote work and more. A new white paper from Service Express offers quick insights into how IT navigated through remote work demands, supply chain disruptions, increases security requirements and more to keep business operations moving forward.
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 you are selecting a data center partner, ask about the cooling approaches they use. The answers can provide insights into the data center’s ability to meet your expectations and your company’s sustainability goals. This new white paper from Trane explores the ins and outs of data center cooling, and how to ensure the most efficient solution.
Power use growth has been offset through energy efficiency gained by the dramatic shift of compute workloads from legacy data centers to newer, significantly more efficient, enterprise-class colocation campuses and hyperscale cloud data centers. Ben Garrard, Vice President of Product Management at CoreSite, takes a deep dive into the changing landscape of power supply in today’s data centers.
CoreSite has opened its LA3 data center, adding capacity in the Los Angeles market. CoreSite says it is the city’s first purpose built data center, designed from the ground up as a for storing and delivering data.
It is impossible to discuss monitoring power quality without mentioning Data Center Infrastructure Monitoring (DCIM), as well as power monitoring and management systems. The final entry in a special report series highlights the importance of data center infrastructure monitoring to ensuring power quality in today’s colocation facilities.
With their focus on customized specs, hyperscale operators have “flipped the coin” on the typical supplier/customer relationship. Todd Schneider, Director of Product Management and Hyperscale Business Development at Chatsworth Products, discusses how to build collaboration among hyperscale data centers, integrators and manufacturers.
How can organizations gain control of their cloud spending? As data center managers reviewing budgets for 2021, DataBank CTO Vlad Friedman takes a look at strategies and tools to optimize your cloud and data center spending.
Our special report series continues with a look at different elements of power quality management (PQM) for today’s data centers, including ground leakage currents, energy efficiency, the evolution of UPS systems, PDU transformers and more.
365 Data Centers is acquiring Atlantic Metro Communications, which provides network and cloud services to enterprise customers, continuing to build 365’s presence in the data-intensive Northeast corridor.
Equinix is expanding in Northern Virginia’s Data Center Alley, opening a new campus in Ashburn featuring an innovation lab and new design for a series of four-story data centers.