While most data centers have the luxury of sophisticated thermal controls, that isn’t always the case with servers in the field. Kevin Jackson of Emcor Enclosures discusses a cost-effective and highly efficient approach to server cooling in sub-optimal conditions.
When it comes to picking the right data center, the importance of density—and specifically power density—is often overlooked. Jerry Blair of DataBank takes a closer look at three critical density factors and highlights a specific density use case to show why colocation density is an important factor to consider.
Traditional networks tend not to be as scalable, agile or flexible as they need to be to support automation and lights-out data centers. Shad Secrist, Data Center Pre-Sales Solutions Engineer at Belden, discusses leaf-spine architecture in lights-out data centers.
The pre-fabricated module (PFM) data center is a growing trend. Cooling manufacturers are accommodating this trend with their own modular skid platform designs, factory-assembled, tested and plug-and-play ready for quick and easy integration. Kris Holla of Nortek Data Center Cooling discusses this trend and its benefits.
Trends in digital transformation, bandwidth-intensive applications, and the need to cut cost have paved the road to 400 and 800 Gig, says Gary Bernstein of The Siemon Company.
Regardless of how you operate your data centers, a proactive approach can maximize the useful life of your data center equipment. Thus, you can operate your valuable assets successfully for the years to come.
The cloud is not only a catalyst. Because it’s a great option for most applications, it has become a competitive benchmark. Enterprise IT leaders must be good stewards of their company’s resources by deploying and managing infrastructure in facilities that meet the same benchmarks as the cloud service providers do. Insights from Chris Bair of Stream Data Centers.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Nicola Buckley, Executive Vice President, Global Service Delivery at Park Place Technologies, contemplates how the customer experience should be a primary driver for business growth.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Chao Huang, Senior Application Engineer of Intel Data Center Management Solutions shares insights on how data center management solutions can give your edge cloud strategy the edge.
Investors are pouring money into artificial intelligence (AI) startups at an unprecedented rate. Last week, two AI hardware startups received nearly $1 billion in venture capital funds to bring additional chips to market.