Phoenix is home to nearly 2 million square feet of data center space, and nearly every major hyperscale platform and wholesale data center developer has lined up land for future capacity. A DCF special report looks at what lies ahead for this important market.
The outlook on renewable energy for data centers is changing. That’s one takeaway from a conversation with Iron Mountain executives Kevin Hagen and Alex Sharp about the future of sustainable data centers.
As the drive for data center sustainability enters a new and more urgent phase, what are the next frontiers beyond efficiency and energy sourcing? Here’s a look at the technologies, strategies and best practices we are watching at Data Center Frontier:
Cloud computing has emerged as a surprising force for sustainability, improving its energy efficiency while emerging as the largest buyers of renewable energy. A new DCF special report highlights the key role data centers are playing in sustainability.
The data center industry can be a catalyst for action on climate change, advancing sustainability and adoption of renewable energy. Customers are demanding it, and the planet needs it. A Data Center Frontier Special Report series.
A closer look at data center cooling strategies, including tips on balancing power efficiency and water usage — a process that is unique to each data center and is affected by continual technology change.
Data center water use has broad impacts. It affects the quality and availability of local water supplies, particularly when groundwater is involved. This special report series examines data center water usage amid historic droughts and wildfires in California and beyond.
The grid that provides most of the electrical power in the U.S. was designed in the 1890s. A Smart Grid that includes data center UPS units has the potential to be a win-win-win solution for all parties.
Sustainability is now a top-of-mind issue in data center construction and management, as cloud computing and digital transformation fuel the world’s growing thirst for processing power. This new special report series explores the future of the sustainable data center and its impact on the industry.
It is impossible to discuss monitoring power quality without mentioning Data Center Infrastructure Monitoring (DCIM), as well as power monitoring and management systems. The final entry in a special report series highlights the importance of data center infrastructure monitoring to ensuring power quality in today’s colocation facilities.