Microsoft’s network expansion to handle COVID-19 data traffic required round-the-clock work from its Azure data center teams. A new blog post highlights the human component of Azure’s effort tos cale its cloud operations.
Bob Shine, VP of Marketing and Product Management at Telescent, highlights how data centers are working to respond to today’s network and data traffic needs. Explore the potential of the physical fiber layer.
Chad Rodriguez, Vice President of Network and Cloud, along with Chris Bair, Senior Vice President of Sales and Leasing for Stream Data Centers, share key considerations for successfully managing network and cloud demands during a crisis.
Hot topics in May included pandemic response, sustainability, finance, and hot new hardware. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in May 2020, in order of article views.
Dan Rattner, Chief of Staff, VP, Administration, Data Centers at Iron Mountain, shares how COVID-19 has impacted the data center industry and given rise to innovation.
The COVID-19 pandemic will drive innovation in data center operations, forcing companies to embrace automation to manage some duties that currently rely on close human interaction. The first in a series on innovation to address pandemic-driven challenges.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Zoom has become the poster child for society’s rapid shift to online services. Here’s a look at how Zoom used a combination of colocation and cloud services to handle its insane video traffic growth.
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, Kris Holla of Nortek Air Solutions explores how Legionella (Legionnaires’ Disease) and its dangers raise important issues for the data center industry, including the merits of new evaporative cooling technologies.
Economic disruptions are times of both peril and opportunity. We look at how the COVID-19 pandemic may impact the active world of data center mergers & acquisitions. Financial strength will drive the action.
The most current disaster on the public’s mind, of course, is COVID-19, the global pandemic, of which we are still in its throes. That said, the rate of natural disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, floods or wildfires has increased in recent years, as well. A new report from Databank highlights the importance of disaster recovery capabilities in such an environment.