As big data continues to explode, many more enterprises are having to make a decision: partner with a colocation provider or go it on their own, building and operating a new data center. A recent white paper from Server Technology weighs the benefits of colocation and lays out the pros and cons of both paths.
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.
A new focus on sustainability, efficiency and waste reduction opens up a wealth of opportunities to save money and use reusability to make key decisions around future data center designs, operations and processes. Download the full report, “Flexibility and Sustainability for the Dynamic Data Center,” courtesy of Server Technology, to learn more about the roles that flexibility and reusability will play going forward in making decisions around engineering future data center designs.
More organizations are recognizing the importance of good cable management for modern data centers, but many still struggle to instill good data center cable management behaviors across their environments. A new eBook from Sunbird Software explores hows Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software plus new techniques can simply and streamline data center cable management.
DCIM software is being used as a data center tool to cut down on the complexity of cable management.
When purchasing or selling data center services,the legal contract signed by the client and the provider is critically important. A new report on data center contracts explores how to streamline and improve the data center contract negotiation process.
Often, numerous different data center and business teams are all contained within organizational siloes. These siloes restrict movement of data and information, cut down on innovation and, of course, inhibit scalability and agility. A new white paper from BCS FM Solutions focuses on how to eliminate these siloes between data center and business operations, bringing people, process, technology and the industry together.
After the early days of cloud computing, IT teams quickly turned to multi-cloud solutions that promised to meet multiple business needs, but multi-cloud solutions aren’t without their own challenges. The new report from Digital Realty explores a computing solution that tackles some of these challenges and connects private infrastructure over a dedicated connection accessing public cloud resources while bypassing the internet.
According to the Data Center Journal, data center investments in the U.S. reached record levels in 2017, soaring to an impressive more than $20 billion. A new executive brief from Stream Data Centers explores tech and real estate investment in the data center planning process, and the importance of both.
Find the 10 most popular data center white papers of 2018 all in one place. Read up on growing data center markets, the edge, hyperscale and more. Featured are offerings from Vantage Data Centers, Iron Mountain Data Centers, Vertiv, Chatsworth Products, Server Technology and more.
Legislation making qualified data center facilities exempt from Virginia’s sales and use taxes went into effect in 2009. To qualify, data center providers must spend at least $150 million and create between 25-50 new jobs in the area. Those tax breaks have since been extended through 2035. A new Data Center Frontier report explores the business environment and the positive trends spurred by Northern Virginia data center tax incentives.