Kirk Offel, CEO at Overwatch, explores the great qualities that military veterans can bring to the data center industry, including their integrity, tenacity, and their selfless attitude.
Voices of the Industry
Our Voices of the Industry feature showcases guest articles on thought leadership. Education is part of our mission at Data Center Frontier. With Voices of the Industry, we tap the experience of data center executives on the front lines of innovation and market dynamics, and share their insights with our readers. Learn more about participating in the Voices of the Industry guest article program.
While most data centers have the luxury of sophisticated thermal controls, that isn’t always the case with servers in the field. Kevin Jackson of Emcor Enclosures discusses a cost-effective and highly efficient approach to server cooling in sub-optimal conditions.
The future of the data center will rely heavily on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to improve business processes. Jim Carson, Data Science Manager at Service Express, shares how natural language processing techniques can automate tasks and increase accuracy in your organization.
For businesses looking to enrich the data center experience, the advantages of the Hillsboro, Oregon extend beyond its proximity to the Bay Area and Seattle. Ryan Mallory, COO of Colocation Services at Flexential explains why Hillsboro, Oregon is a hot spot for data centers.
When it comes to picking the right data center, the importance of density—and specifically power density—is often overlooked. Jerry Blair of DataBank takes a closer look at three critical density factors and highlights a specific density use case to show why colocation density is an important factor to consider.
Enterprise and hyperscale requirements have converged. Chris Bair, Senior Vice President of Sales and Leasing at Stream Data Centers discusses 5 keys to successfully serving enterprise and hyperscale customers, including collaboration, adaptability, and flexibility.
It’s not just about the Edge, and it’s not just about the ecosystem. It’s both. It’s the combination that helps service providers reach more enterprises and give them the solutions they need to fully achieve their digital transformation goals. Phillip Marangella, CMO of EdgeConneX, explores how the hybrid multi-cloud ecosystem at the Edge enables enterprises to achieve digital transformation.
One major contributor to the increased speed of data center construction is modularization. Nate Harper, Marketing and Inside Sales Manager at ProLift Rigging, discusses how logistics, storage, transportation, and on-site installation can make or break a modular data center’s construction schedule.
Traditional networks tend not to be as scalable, agile or flexible as they need to be to support automation and lights-out data centers. Shad Secrist, Data Center Pre-Sales Solutions Engineer at Belden, discusses leaf-spine architecture in lights-out data centers.
Jason Konzak, SVP, Professional Services at Flexential discusses how the experience of professional services organizations can help a business avoid disruptions during their digital transformation.