This is the first entry in a four-part Data Center Frontier special report series that explores how forefront Gallium Nitride, or GaN technologies, are showing significant benefits for data center refreshes. This first article sets the stage and discusses the state of today’s data center in regards to efficiency and data center design, including inclusion of more power-efficient solutions.
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.
Power efficiency in terms of power supplies and data center power systems within other equipment is an area sometimes deprioritized during refresh cycles. But times are changing. Download the new Data Center Frontier Special Report, courtesy of transphorm, to explore how GaN technologies show significant benefits for data center refreshes.
September’s Data Center Job Spotlight leads with a VP-level sales position in the booming data center market of Northern Virginia. Additional highlighted positions for this month include jobs in electrical engineering, construction project management, commissioning and more.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Aaron Binkley, senior director of sustainability at Digital Realty, explores how data center providers are capturing sustainability gains by switching to clean energy and renewable power.
Facebook is expanding its data center network to Asia with a colossal 11-story, 1.8 million square foot facility that will be one of the largest data center structures ever built.
The Data Center 101: Data Center Types report, brought to you in partnership with Open Spectrum, is part of Data Center Frontier’s Data Center 101 Special Report series. This entry is part of a group of 14 reports that cover the ins and outs of the data center industry. Download the Data Center 101: Data Center Types report, which provides an overview of data center types available to your customers today.
The Data Center 101: Designing Data Center Power Systems report, brought to you in partnership with Open Spectrum, is part of the Data Center Frontier Data Center 101 Special Report series. This entry is part of a group of 14 reports that cover the ins and outs of the data center industry. Download the new report that describes the crucial elements of data center power systems that make sure there are as few outages as possible.
Gartner anticipates that many leading enterprises will migrate entirely away from their on-premises data centers with the current trend of moving workloads to colocation, hosting and the cloud. With this evolution, I&O leaders must rely on outside partners.
This month’s Data Center Job Spotlight highlights two construction project manager jobs, a data center facility manager position, and new openings for electrical engineers, as well. Opportunities span across some of the largest and fastest growing data center markets, including Northern Virginia, the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Boston and more.
The use of colocation services has continued to increase, rapidly becoming the solution of choice for organizations requiring an efficient, secure and cost-effective way to manage their IT infrastructure. Colocation providers deliver a stable foundation upon which you can support your core business and execute on your IT strategy – but not all data center service providers are created equal. Download the new white paper from Cyxtera that provides a data center checklist to ensure you cover all selection criteria as you tour various facilities.