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.
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.
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.,
CyrusOne has begun construction on a 144-megawatt data center campus in Santa Clara, which will feature on-site power generation. The project will be the first for CyrusOne in Silicon Valley.
Vantage Data Centers is in growth mode in 2019. The company has just completed its new data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia, and raised $675 million to fund its expansion.
A new white paper from Aligned Energy — whose mission is in part to is to make critical infrastructure smart enough to continuously improve both its economic performance and environmental impact — offers a financial analyst update on the company led by some of today’s top wholesale cololcation providers.
STACK Infrastructure, which debuted its national platform last month, has lined up $850 million to finance the growth of its data center infrastructure.