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.
This week we have several new data points on data center capital spending and the impact of COVID-19. Synergy sees a $1.5 billion boost in enterprise cloud spending in the third quarter of 2020.
Data center developers are scrambling to add capacity, as this year’s record leasing activity has consumed much of the available supply of server space. Several leading markets are seeing a boom in construction.
Data center customers have leased more than 500 megawatts of capacity in 2020, an all-time record. With space scarce in key markets, cloud platforms and video services are pre-leasing data centers before they are built.
It’s a new landscape, with challenges posed by the pandemic as well as concerns about climate change. Innovation in advanced connectivity, healthcare solutions, and energy storage offers significant opportunities to harness new ways of thinking to help your organization succeed in this fast-moving world while meeting sustainability and resiliency goals. Join Rich Miller, Bill Kleyman and other industry experts for this webinar on September 30 at 2 ET.
The Ethernet switch market has seen uneven activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, as stronger buying by cloud platforms and service providers was offset by a drop in orders from enterprise customers, according to IDC.
DCF Editor Rich Miller talks with David McCall of the QTS Experience podcast about how the business impact of COVID-19 pandemic and what it has meant for the data center industry.
DCF Editor Rich Miller sits down with with Garry Connolly of Host in Ireland and its Barstool Chat series for a discussion of life, the pandemic and data centers.
Mitzi Amon, Director of Healthcare Marketing at Vertiv, explores the rising importance of healthcare edge infrastructure as Telehealth services surge amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
John Hevey, Vice President, Corporate Technical Service at BCS Data Center Operations, explores a group of strategic solutions designed to “safeguard” future data center operations for today’s companies navigating through the current pandemic.