The global green data center market, with Europe and the U.S. historically leading it, is expected to reach or exceed $55 billion by 2021. Aaron Binkley, Director of Sustainability Programs at Digital Realty, discusses how a growing customer focus on energy efficiency is driving the “green” data center market.
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.
To embrace game-changing technologies and their potential to transform the data center from a cost center into a strategic vehicle that increases business agility and profitability, it is in the mutual interest of the data center manager, facilities staff and C-suite executive to work together. Intels Jeff Klaus explains how Intel DCM enables CIOs, IT and facilities teams to travel the same path. The accompanying video further explores how to modernize your date center with Intel DCM.
You’ve heard a lot about the Internet of Things and how mountains of data will soon overwhelm your servers, networks, and data centers. But have you head how the Industrial Internet of Things could change the landscape? Shay Demmons, EVP and General Manager of the RunSmart software division at BASELAYER, explains the ins and outs of this new development.
Marcus Doran, VP and General Manager, Rahi Systems Europe, highlights Ireland as a new champion in data center facilities. There are numerous reasons for Ireland’s success in the data center industry, including climate and geography.
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.
How do you turn the “capacity over efficiency” equation around? David Mettler, vice president of sales and market director for the United States, IO Data Centers, explores how finding the right colocation provider can help you improve efficiency in the data center.
A data center is an interconnected system with thousands or, in some cases, over a million pieces of equipment from hundreds of vendors. With what-if analysis done right, you can quickly derive the insights you need to quickly provision and manage resources for the needs of dynamic IT architectures.
Very rapid technological change means that future demand for data center capacity is anybody’s guess. And that makes life challenging for even the most sophisticated capacity planners. Aligned Energy’s Andrew Schaap explores how cloud service providers and enterprises alike can mitigate the risk of capacity constraints.
In an increasingly dangerous world, disaster recovery preparedness is crucial for data centers to protect clients and remain successful and functioning. Mark W. Jobson, Director of Product Marketing for Iron Mountain’s data center business unit, discusses the state of DR preparedness and how it pertains to the colocation industry.
For IT staff, the responsibility to eliminate waste and common inefficiencies found throughout the data center is key to success. Data center managers that employ certain energy efficient strategies and technologies can make a big and measurable impact on their facilities’ bottom line. Intel’s Jeff Klaus explains how to eliminate waste and these common inefficiencies.