A new report from QTS points out that the data center industry may have “lagged behind the curve” when it comes to digital innovation. But that may be changing, as business needs and customer expectations continue to ramp up and change at a rapid pace.
A new DCF special report offers insights into interconnection, including different approaches to interconnection and the benefits of using a colocation provider to manage them.
Businesses increasingly depend upon secure, reliable availability and high-speed connectivity as they pursue digital transformation. The third entry in a new special report series focuses on the business and technical drivers behind the move to colocation.
Many myths have emerged about the quality and reliability of colocation services, as well as the level of customer control. There are five common misperceptions about colocation in particular.
The hybrid cloud approach is gaining steam, as the revenues of hyperscale cloud service providers like AWS and Microsoft continue to skyrocket. Traditionally, businesses have primarily connected to clouds using a virtual private network over the public internet, but the tides are shifting. CoreSite explores 5 reasons today to directly connect your hybrid cloud solution in a new ebook that looks at security, performance & more.
In a new special report, CoreSite and Data Center Frontier take a look at how colocation can be the “nervous system” of today’s modern digital businesses. This entry in a special report series highlights the pace of real-time business.
Lithium-ion batteries may have. been a common source of power for various consumer devices for years, but the they now being adopted, as well, for use with Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) applications, “as a means of ensuring uptime for mission-critical infrastructure in data centers.” A new white paper from Vertiv pointed out that for companies looking to deploy distributed computing and edge networks, lithium-ion batteries are well suited for use with IT deployments in remote locations.
Recently the Waffle House business turned to colocation, through provider QTS, to achieve its IT and data infrastructure needs. These include, according to the QTS, extended value over what could be achieved internally, quick delivery in terms of risk exposure, better resource allocation and more. The full report, “Data Center Services: A Story of Build Versus Buy,” courtesy of QTS, explores the decisioning process to keep data services internal, or whether to use a colocation provider.
Vertiv aims to “tell the truth” about Federal data center modernization via a new white paper posted on Data Center Frontier. Then in 2019, the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) was introduced, which further prioritized the modernization of aging government data centers. The full report, “Exploring the Progress of Federal Data Center Modernization,” highlights the important work being down to bring the U.S. federal government IT fully into the 21st century.
A new report from Server Technology explores the challenges, solutions and opportunities for three phase power, used in data centers to support high density IT applications, and to minimize the cost of the cables delivering that power.