The use of colocation services has continued to increase, rapidly becoming the solution of choice for organizations requiring an efficient, secure and cost-effective way to manage their IT infrastructure. Colocation providers deliver a stable foundation upon which you can support your core business and execute on your IT strategy – but not all data center service providers are created equal. Download the new white paper from Cyxtera that provides a data center checklist to ensure you cover all selection criteria as you tour various facilities.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Randy Rowland, President of Data Center Services at Cyxtera, explores how choosing colocation operators that provide on-demand connectivity and data center services can help you advance your hybrid IT transformation.
With the support of its new owners, Cologix is building bigger data centers, eyeing new markets, and positioning itself as a key provider of on-ramps to major clouds.
As a Network Engineer, responsible for ensuring availability and speed of the network to business users, there are a number of technologies you should consider when planning any upgrades to your enterprise network. This white paper, by Chatsworth Products (CPI), summarizes these technologies and their impact on the physical premise network, and highlights some advancements in cable management and equipment storage that will help you with network upgrades. Download the new report from Chatsworth Products to learn more about the latest technologies for your enterprise network.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, David Knapp, Product Marketing Manager at Chatsworth Products, explores what to consider as new network standards create network upgrade requirements.
Integrating optical network connections directly onto chips could be critical to the future of hyperscale data centers as network speeds advance. We look at efforts to develop technology and standards for on-board optics.
Facebook has designed a distributed networking system to support the massive flows of data moving between its data centers. The debut of Fabric Aggregator lays the groundwork for even larger cloud campuses to come.
Forward-looking enterprises are going beyond just deploying hybrid cloud infrastructure, and adopting fundamental network virtualization technologies such as software defined networking (SDN). In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Chris Sharp, CTO, Digital Realty, explores how leveraging the power of software-defined SDN can help you build next-generation networks and ramp up your hybrid cloud strategy.
One of the challenges with intelligent cabinet power distribution units has been the ability of users to get them configured and working on their network. Only on the network can they truly provide the valuable power and environmental monitoring and alerts that the user has paid for. Download the new white paper from Server Technology that will offer suggestions and solutions as to ways the user can get their PDU’s up and going on the network quickly, with a reasonable amount of effort and configured in a way that provides real value to the facility personnel.
During 2017, Facebook began building bigger data center campuses, applying more compute horsepower to AI, and using servers to warm homes.