To keep pace with business growth, many companies unintentionally create a hybrid IT infrastructure that adds complexity, costs, and risk. Eric Carter and Rob Zimmerman at DataBank examine the challenges and risks of an unintentional hybrid IT infrastructure and how to avoid them.
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.
In the early days of DCIM software tools, data centers tended to be centralized for a given organization and few in number. Learn how you can apply new DCIM solutions to improve operations and your bottom line in this article featuring Schneider Electric.
Centered between both coasts, Austin provides balance to any data center portfolio. A new white paper from Sabey Data Centers explores the many factors that are driving data centers to Austin, Texas.
The only constant in our world today is change. BCS Data Center Operations explores how people, processes, and technology are redefining mission critical infrastructure operations.
As data center infrastructure becomes more complex and distributed, the role of software becomes more important. Explore the evolution of data center management software, with insights from Schneider Electric.
Ways to best handle a disaster get siloed, making it harder for everyone to prepare for the next occurrence. Kohler’s Melissa Reali-Elliott explains the importance of data center collaboration when building new disaster preparedness models.
Boston has a highly developed fiber and connectivity ecosystem, which is one reason the region is attractive to data center operators. A new DCF special report courtesy of Digital Realty examines the business environment for data centers in the Boston area.
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!
Boston’s active startup community includes nearly 60 robotics companies, along with numerous startups in fintech and education. We look at the role of startups in supply and demand trends in the Boston data center market.
Prime Data Centers continues to expand its footprint and enter new markets. The data center developer and operator will build a three-story facility on Vernon, Calif., just south of Downtown Los Angeles.