The data center industry faces a major staffing challenge. The answer: hire more veterans & women, and boost outreach to schools, DCF Roundtable members say.
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.
Our 13th Data Center Executive Roundtable features the insights of thought leaders – James Leach of RagingWire, Cyxtera’s Randy Rowland, Jeff Klaus from Intel and Rick Crutchley of Iron Mountain. They predict the hot trends for 2019.
In our 12th DCF Data Center Executive Roundtable, thought leaders debate the status of hyperscale data centers, DCIM, lithium-ion batteries and underwater data centers.
Is Microsoft’s underwater data center project brilliant or crazy? Also, are there other examples of “outside the box” data center innovation that bear watching? Our Executive Roundtable weighs in.
Lithium-ion batteries, which have powered mobile devices for years, are gaining traction in the market for data center UPS systems.
What’s the state of data center management software in the age of cloud computing? In our DCF Executive Roundtable, thought leaders from Digital Realty, Vertiv and BASELAYER provide their take.
In our Executive Roundtable, thought leaders from Digital Realty, Vertiv and BASELAYER debate data center trends. Today: The emergence of hyperscale computing as a separate market segment.
Our Data Center Executive Roundtable gazes into the future shape of edge computing, examining how IoT and latency issues will guide edge deployments:
The GDPR has finally arrived. What has it meant for data center providers? Five thought leaders on our DCF Executive Roundtable debate privacy, security and whether a GDPR-style law could work in America.
Our Executive Roundtable debates data center construction and supply chain management. In an era of just-in-time cloud demand, can we go even faster?