The benefits of gallium nitride (GaN) technologies can best be understood by exploring four “pillars” normally used to vet power converter technologies.
This is the first entry in a four-part Data Center Frontier special report series that explores how forefront Gallium Nitride, or GaN technologies, are showing significant benefits for data center refreshes. This first article sets the stage and discusses the state of today’s data center in regards to efficiency and data center design, including inclusion of more power-efficient solutions.
In the last entry in the four-part Data Center Frontier Special Report Series that explores the future of lithium-ion batteries and their impact on energy storage, we discover why lithium iron phosphate acts as an ideal chemistry for UPS batteries.
The Phoenix market sees demand from local businesses, but has become a destination for providers from other markets — particularly California — who are seeking to place data center assets in a location with low disaster risk, either for primary or backup data centers.
Data Center Frontier, in partnership with Open Spectrum, brings our readers a series that provides an introductory guidebook to the ins and outs of the data center and colocation industry. Think power systems, cooling, solutions, data center contracts and more. The Data Center 101 Special Report series is directed to those new to the industry, or those of our readers who need to brush up on the basics.
As technology advances, data grows, and the colocation industry evolves, concerns and demands on data center providers and managers are changing, as well. A new white paper from Server Technology highlights the top 10 concerns of data center managers today, as well as some of the macro trends facing those responsible for designing, operating and sustaining the IT and physical support infrastructure found in today’s data centers.
The Data Center Frontier Special Report on the Phoenix data center market continues with an exploration of Phoenix data center market supply and trends that are luring data center providers to the Phoenix area, as well as some of the biggest new colocation projects in the area.
In the third entry in a four-part Data Center Frontier Special Report Series that covers the future of lithium-ion batteries and their impact on energy storage, we explore the variety of ways lithium-ion batteries are being used in data centers.
Demand in Phoenix originates from companies in the market and companies outside that view the Phoenix market as a disaster recovery location. When compared to other major U.S. data center markets, Phoenix is very competitive as it relates to colocation rates, power cost, and tax incentive opportunities.
Our second entry in a four-part Data Center Frontier Special Report Series that explores the future of lithium-ion batteries and their impact on energy storage, moves on to explore how lithium-ion batteries can lead to TCO savings for energy storage.