The ability to remotely monitor and manage power data from the rack and device level is boosting demand for intelligent power distribution units. In the edition of Voices of the Industry, Ashish Moondra, Senior Product Manager, Power, Electronics & Software, at Chatsworth Products, explores the value of intelligent power distribution units in colocation.
Voice of the Industry
Our Voice 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.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Herman Chan, President of Sunbird Software, discusses the challenges of managing data centers in a world where cloud is king, what enterprise and colocation data centers can learn from the cloud, and how to modernize data center operations to remain competitive — and operate you data center like a cloud provider.
Hybrid IT architectures with colo as the foundation increase efficiency, lower costs, and mitigate risks when compared to environments with only in-house data centers. Rick Crutchley, Chief Operating Officer at IO, now Iron Mountain, shares how organizations can benefit from a hybrid IT strategy that features colocation.
In the near term, a lot of new infrastructure in the data center is being devoted to enabling AI software applications to run. In this week’s Voices of the Industry column, Marc Cram, Director of Sales for Server Technology, explores applications for the evolving world of AI, including the variety of software tools designed to find hidden patterns and correlations between elements of large data sets.
LightEdge Solution’s Chief Security and Information Officer Jake Gibson takes a look at the top three cybersecurity concerns for 2018 and helps to articulate the best, most effective solutions to combat potential threats.
The $240 billion-per-year-and-growing global cloud industry would seem, on the surface, to have plenty of room for everyone, but two major players – Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft – have staked sizable claims in the market and are slowly crowding out competitors. In this week’s Voices of the Industry column, Danielle Hagel, Senior Manager of CoreSite’s customer engagement program, explores who’s in line for Cloud supremacy in the market, as well as growing competition.
How do data center operators design and build for a varying array of different users and insure they are deploying the right product type to maximize their success? In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Chris Kincaid, Senior Vice President of Design & Construction at Stream Data Centers, explores some of the biggest design and construction challenges for today’s data center developers, and how to tackle them.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Jeff Klaus, GM of Intel Data Center Management Solutions, explores how 2018 will shape out for the data center and colocation industry. Key takeaway: Data center managers will be the MVPs of the enterprise in 2018.
Forward-looking enterprises are going beyond just deploying hybrid cloud infrastructure, and adopting fundamental network virtualization technologies such as software defined networking (SDN). In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Chris Sharp, CTO, Digital Realty, explores how leveraging the power of software-defined SDN can help you build next-generation networks and ramp up your hybrid cloud strategy.
It’s time for data center companies to offer customers a choice of more than a single cloud connectivity option – one provider is not enough. In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Bruno Berti, Vice President of Product Management at RagingWire Data Centers, examines how offering more cloud connectivity options will benefit data center customers.