QTS Data Centers has formed a joint venture with global infrastructure investor Alinda Capital Partners that could provide up to $1 billion in funding for future data center construction, starting with a campus in Manassas, Virginia.
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.
Rack-mount power distribution units (PDUs) and power strips are a well-established solution for distributing power into Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) equipment racks. Download a new white paper, by Chatsworth Products (CPI), that presents additional considerations when selecting PDUs and power strips. It covers key concepts and features that enhance reliable power delivery and monitoring at the rack level. It concludes with resources that will help you select the right PDU or power strip for your application.
A new focus on sustainability, efficiency and waste reduction opens up a wealth of opportunities to save money and use reusability to make key decisions around future data center designs, operations and processes. Download the full report, “Flexibility and Sustainability for the Dynamic Data Center,” courtesy of Server Technology, to learn more about the roles that flexibility and reusability will play going forward in making decisions around engineering future data center designs.
The constant challenge of meeting the ever-growing demand for speed or bandwidth and lowering or eliminating the latency has paved the way for the ‘Evolution of Edge Computing’ to address the needs of the ‘Always Connected customer’. STULZ marketing manager Manohar Reddy focuses on how the micro and modular data centers are taking center stage to meet the growing Edge computing infrastructure demand.
More organizations are recognizing the importance of good cable management for modern data centers. What they need is a data center tool that can decrease the complexity of cable management. Download the new eBook from Sunbird Software that explores seven best practices for good data center cable management alongside real-world tips from their experts and examples of how DCIM software can help you achieve them in your own environment.
In a new whitepaper, Server Technology explore the roles that flexibility and reusability will play going forward in making decisions around engineering future data center designs, and how data centers continue to work on their environmental impacts by pursuing efficiency, reusability, and waste reduction. Download the new report today, “Flexibility and Sustainability for the Dynamic Data Center,” to learn more about how efforts to grow flexibility, resiliency and reusability in the colocation industry will shape further evolution of the data center.
Edge computing pioneer EdgeConneX has expanded into hyperscale projects, but says it intends to be a key player as next-generation technologies drive growth in edge deployments.
According to the Data Center Journal, data center investments in the U.S. reached record levels in 2017, soaring to an impressive more than $20 billion. A new executive brief from Stream Data Centers explores tech and real estate investment in the data center planning process, and the importance of both.
Experts agree that combining the interests of real estate and technology leads to the ideal data center strategy for your company. Whatever you call the investment, make sure that your provider delivers the best possible solution that meets your needs today while offering flexibility for the future. Download a new series of executive briefs, courtesy of Stream Data Centers, to explore tech and real estate investment in the data center planning process.
It’s been a turbulent year for Facebook. Even as the social network has made headlines, it has continued to expand its massive global data infrastructure.