As innovation and demand for information technology continues to increase, IT departments of all sizes are facing incredible pressure to finish building a new way of delivering services. Isaac Negusse, Director, Federal Data Center Practice at Iron Mountain, discusses IT modernization initiatives in the public sector.
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.
Maintaining a safe and healthy work environment is a crucial responsibility of employers, and most companies have a health and safety policy to prevent injuries and illnesses at work. An experienced HSE consultant can bring clarity to your program, providing 360 degrees of health and safety assurance.
There are only a few real destination data center markets in the world. Dallas-Fort Worth has earned that status for several reasons. Rodney Willis, RagingWire’s Senior Director of Enterprise Sales, lives and works in Dallas and knows first-hand eight solid reasons why Dallas should be on a data center buyer’s short list.
Software defined networking architectures automate and centralize the management of your network connectivity. Brandon Tikalsky, Sr. Director, Cloud & Network Architecture at Digital Realty, highlights how companies are using SDN to create dynamic, virtual data center networks.
Andrew Schaap, CEO at Aligned Energy, explores the many ways to approach data center cooling. According to Schaap, to future-proof your data center cooling, it is best to start with an adaptive data center partner.
A common question these days from potential colocation customers is, “What is your strategy for providing solutions for edge computing?” Drew Leonard, VP of Strategy, and Mike Michalik, CTO for Evoque Data Centers Solutions, explore the steps that traditional data center providers must take to develop a strategy for providing edge solutions to customers.
As more organizations undergo digital transformation, they’re quickly understanding the importance of real-time digital services as a competitive imperative.
The micro-edge will be networked not just with local resources, but with data centers and cloud facilities around the world. Martin Olsen, Vice President, Global Edge and Integrated Solutions at Vertiv, outlines how 5G and edge computing is contributing to IoT and AI advancement.
The best tools are those that excel at what they are designed for, and those that are flexible enough to accommodate the occasional misapplication for something other than their intended purpose. Marc Cram, Director of Sales for Server Technology gives the case for flexible and versatile data centers and the tools that support them.
Here’s an existential question for you, when does a new technology legitimately become a “thing”? In this edition of Voice of the Industry, the team at Compass Data Centers shares how the company predicts in 2019 ,Edge Computing will begin to see the level of investment required to push it past the status of “new big thing.”