Our Data Center Frontier Executive Roundtable looks at the hyperscale data center market with insights from Randy Rowland of Cyxtera, James Leach of RagingWire, Rick Crutchley of Iron Mountain, David Richards of Chatsworth, Phillip Marangella from EdgeConneX and Intel Software’s Jeff Klaus.
Insights and trends on hyperscale computing and data centers
A Hyperscale data centers is defined as when one tenant leases at least 10 Megawatts of data center space. Typically, the architectures are designed to provide a single, massively scalable compute architecture that can scale with demand. Hyperscale computing is necessary when a company needs to build a robust and scalable cloud, AI, or distributed storage system and is often associated with the infrastructure required to run global companies such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Amazon.
With the backing of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, Aligned sees an opportunity to work with hyperscale tenants in new ways, and innovate in data center sustainability and construction.
Microsoft says its new data centers in Sweden will be its most advanced and sustainable to date by integrating renewable energy sources, and a new data center design.
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.
Hyperscale data center deployments are setting a new standard for scale, speed, quality, and efficiency. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Tim Stone, Director of Service Delivery at RagingWire Data Centers, shares four keys to successful hyperscale data center deployments.
Hyperscalers, cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, and even enterprises with high density computing requirements commonly over provision to eliminate the risk of falling short of the necessary IT capacity to support future business growth. Eric Jacobs, Chief Revenue Officer at Aligned Energy, highlights how an adaptive, scalable data center can prevent over provisioning.
Salute Mission Critical was founded to solve two problems at once: training veterans for meaningful careers, while helping data center companies find talent. Its success provides one model for addressing a looming talent shortage in the data center.
Hyperscale growth and the promise of 5G wireless were hot topics on Data Center Frontier in February 2019. Here’s a look at the month’s most popular stories at DCF.
As Facebook builds more fiber routes to move data traffic between its data centers, it will begin selling unused capacity to other companies, effectively entering the wholesale fiber business.
Sabey Data Centers is adding capacity on both coasts, with expansions underway in Ashburn and the Pacific Northwest. Sabey now operates more than 3 million square feet of data center space across the U.S.,