Tony Bishop, Senior Vice President, Platform & Ecosystem Strategy at Digital Realty, explores how to weather today’s perfect storm of digital data, IT leaders must adopt a strategy that implements local network ingress/egress within proximity to centers of data exchange, interconnected to digital ecosystems and tailored to business needs.
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.
This case study from Digital Realty explores the potential of easy, cost-efficient connection to carriers for optimal performance and lowest latency, customized connectivity options with the ability to ramp cross-connects up or down, and a scalable, flexible IT environment. Download the new report that explores how direct access to both content delivery networks and operators’ networks is critical to MOBITV’s success.
The 10 most popular stories in September on Data Center Frontier highlighted the interest in hyperscale computing, which was the focus of a DCF special report. Other popular themes were the acquisition of Netrality Data Centers and the launch of our podcast.
Tim Mirick, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sabey Data Centers, explores Green Grid’s Power Usage Efficiency within the data center industry. Greater facility efficiency and data center PUE are largely tied to colocation TCO.
Peter Panfil, Vice President of Global Power Sales at Vertiv, explores the ins and outs of data center power utilization and ways to avoid excess capacity and cut down on costs while driving up revenue.
The right “future-focused fiber solution” can increase flexibility, agility, scalability, ease of deployment and more. Download the new white paper the explores Panduit’s Signature Core Fiber Optic Cabling Systems and their multimode fiber communication capabilities.
This business and technical white paper from Panduit is an exploration of the data center fiber optic networking infrastructure requirements needed to meet current and future demands for data volumes and data rates. Download the new report that explores how fibre optic cable and connectivity systems are a critical path-way that can potentially take today’s 10G – 40G systems through to 100G and 400G, and beyond.
New kinds of demands are requiring modern organizations to rethink their data center environment. That’s according to a new report from DataAire that explores how to use environmental management solutions to build more sustainable, resilient and efficient data centers.
Should data centers be designed to be more attractive in appearance? Data center aesthetics emerged as a community concern recently in Northern Virginia.
T5 Data Centers plans to triple the size of its staff to expand its construction services and facilities management operations. T5’s focus on services comes as staffing is becoming a challenge at all levels of the data center supply chain.