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Insights: Data Center Design
Data Center Frontier charts the future of data centers and cloud computing. We track the latest developments in data center design, providing updates on the innovations and best practices for creating energy efficient and sustainable data centers.
Our thesis: New markets will require new approaches to datacenter design, creating facilities that can operate with very different climate and energy profiles. This will require major innovation in the way data centers are designed, built and powered.
Our stories provide insights into the role of modular and pre-fabricated data center designs, the impact of the Open Compute Project and open hardware movement, and new approaches to creating data center racks and servers.
As developers build more vertical data centers, will “watts per acre” become the hot new metric? The 7×24 Exchange conference featured a detailed analysis of the economics of multi-story data centers.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company’s underwater data center, known as Project Natick, could play a key role in Microsoft’s future infrastructure.
Aligned Energy’s focus on intelligent infrastructure is gaining traction with customers, particularly those with high-density IT workloads. With a new financial partner, Aligned is expanding and looking for new growth opportunities.
Chatsworth Products’ John Thompson explores how Anthem, one of the largest healthcare companies in the country, transformed and modernized their legacy data center.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Jason Green, Chief Technical Officer at Element Critical, explores the concept of de-commmoditizing data center solutions and services, and the need for structure and infrastructure that’s specifically designed for individual colocation customers.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Bob Woolley, Vice President of Critical Facilities Engineering and Design at RagingWire Data Centers, examines how the data center industry should respond to new design requirements for hyperscale cloud, the enterprise and more.
RagingWire Data Centers’ decision to compete for large hyperscale deals is paying dividends in Northern Virginia, where the company is adding capacity to support recent customer wins.
Commissioning and construction positions are in high demand in the data center and colocation industries, as the need for new data center space grows at a rapid pace. That’s why Data Center Frontier is leading it’s October data center job spotlight with a Senior Commissioning Engineer position located in the Los Angeles market.
This is the final entry in a four-part Data Center Frontier special report series that explores how Gallium Nitride, or GaN, is showing significant benefits for data center equipment refreshes. This post provides a primer for leveraging GaN products in your business, and how to get started improving power efficiency.