Demand in North America and across the globe for compute, networking and storage capacity is surging at an unprecedentedly fast and furious rate. Compute loads are also becoming more dynamic as capacity demand varies widely from project-to-project, month-to-month, or even day-today. Download the new white paper that explores the today’s challenges to data center infrastructure and provisioning, and outlines Aligned Energy’s build-to-scale solutions for the data industry.
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.
Lithium-ion batteries are used in a variety of current consumer electronics. Now, the colocation and data center industry is taking note and discovering the possibilities of using lithium-ion batteries as backup energy sources for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS). A new white paper from LiiON outlines a variety of potential advantages of using lithium-ion batteries to both data center designers and operational engineers.
Lithium-ion batteries have become an “invisible” but significant part of our everyday lives. In the past 10 years, lithium-ion batteries have been introduced as an energy storage solution for Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs) in data centers and mission-critical facilities. Download the new white paper, courtesy of LiiON, that shows readers how utilizing lithium-ion batteries can help them to achieve key efficiency and resiliency goals for today’s data center design engineers and operations engineers.
Data center architecture and engineering firm Integrated Design Group is merging with national firm HED in a deal that illustrates the rising profile for the data center industry.
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.
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.