With new investment partners, Compass Datacenters is ready to scale its personalized data centers, competing in both regional markets and hyperscale deals.
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.
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.
As your data center becomes more complex, the need for cohesive white space management increases. This white paper covers the key elements of a data center cabinet ecosystem and shows how selecting an integrated solution can help simplify white space management. Download the report to learn more about what it takes to create a successful data center cabinet ecosystem.
Leading data center providers have begun building larger data halls, citing construction economics and the need to compete for larger deals.
CyrusOne’s newest data center in Sterling, Virginia showcases how the company’s focus on scale and speed of delivery is winning hyperscale deals.
In the data center, speed is everything. The challenge is to look ahead and know what you have to be prepared to deliver-in the immediate future and later on-and chart the most expedient and flexible course forward. The faster that available technologies and applicable standards evolve, the harder that job becomes. Download this white paper to learn more about current data center trends and how to be prepared.
In a sign of strengthening demand for water-cooled racks, high-density hosting specialist Colovore has fully pre-leased a 2 megawatt expansion of its Santa Clara data center.
From the vantage point inside today’s datacenter it’s a safe bet that the pace of change in datacenters will accelerate over the next decade and beyond. Raritan asked the datacenter experts at 451 Research to examine the forces of change over the next decade so that they could share predictions about new datacenter types, and to suggest ways to get ready for the future.
Facebook will use heat energy from servers in its data center in Denmark to warm up to 6,900 nearby homes through a district heating system.