The future of the data center architect is direct integration with business, applications, and IT teams during the design process, writes Bill Kleyman.
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.
IT needs are evolving and specifying the changes we need to make to our most critical data center services. This is the second entry in a Data Center Frontier series that explores how to create complete resiliency and compliance for mission critical data centers.
The former Yahoo Computing Coop is now driving the infrastructure growth for Oath, the media properties previously owned by Yahoo and AOL.
Our Executive Roundtable panel ponders the state of data center instrumentation, and how it influences decisions on data center management software. (Photo: Google)
Our Data Center Executive Roundtable showcases the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and where it is headed.
As it builds its new Texas campus, RagingWire is retooling its data center construction operation to accelerate its deployment speed.
There is no question that the data center market is booming. And client expectations are changing as well. Brian Mattson, Vice President of Construction at RagingWire Data Centers, analyzes how to accelerate the pace of modern data center construction while staying under budget and improving quality.
With new investment partners, Compass Datacenters is ready to scale its personalized data centers, competing in both regional markets and hyperscale deals.
At the 7×24 Exchange, Facebook disclosed two arc flash incidents at its data center in Sweden, and how its post-event analysis headed off other potential incidents.
Data centers are becoming more complex, and this is making white space management even harder for data center managers. Integrating the data center cabinet with hardware and software into a single platform can help data center managers truly gain visibility and understanding of the different dynamics within the data center to make informed decisions. A new white paper from Chatsworth Products (CPI) explores the key elements of a successful data center cabinet ecosystem and how to create your own.