What’s driving the consolidation in the data center industry? Our DCF Executive Roundtable panel weighs in on the trends behind the deals, and what lies ahead.
Data Center Frontier Executive Roundtable
The Data Center Frontier Executive Roundtable is a feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and where it is headed. At the close of each quarter, we convene a conversation between a group of experienced executives from the data center, colocation and cloud computing industries. The questions change to address the latest industry developments, including trends in data center design, site selection, cooling and business models.
In our Data Center Frontier Executive Roundtable for the Second Quarter 2017, we ask industry executives how to eliminate data center downtime like the recent outage at British Airways.
Cloud builders’ push to deploy capacity more quickly has implications for the data center supply chain. Our Executive Roundtable discusses how the industry is responding.
The market for tools to monitor, manage and automate data centers continues to evolve. Our Executive Roundtable panel discusses significant trends in tools for monitoring and managing data centers.
The consolidation in the data center industry will continue in 2017, with robust M&A activity, according to the four thought leaders on our DCF Executive Roundtable.
How has the rise of cloud computing changed the data center industry? In our Executive Roundtable, thought leaders from Intel, Digital Realty, Vertiv and Chatsworth Products discuss the cloud disruption.
The growth of edge computing and the IoT may boost adoptions of modular data centers, which allow operators to deploy infrastructure in smaller chunks, according to our panel of data center experts.
Enterprise customers are asking for more renewable energy for their IT footprint. What’s the best way for service providers to provide it? Our roundtable of data center experts provides their take.
In 2017 the enterprise cloud will continue its evolution toward a multi-cloud future. Our roundtable panel of data center experts discusses where enterprise data will reside, and why.
Edge computing will be one of the big stories of 2017, boosting the use of modular data centers, according to the 5 experts on our Executive Roundtable. Other hot topics: security and rack density.