What is the impact of AI on data center cooling. Where’s the latest data center market movement in the leading colo market of Northern Virginia? And is Silicon Valley data center market gaining momentum?
The top stories on Data Center Frontier in August answer these questions and more. See our more popular stories for the last full month of August below:
A New Cloud Corridor Emerges South of Ashburn: A new cloud corridor is emerging in Northern Virginia, as data center developers lock down development parcels just west of Dulles Airport. Recent deals value data center sites at more than $1 million an acre.
New AI Chips Seek to Reshape Data Center Design, Cooling: Cerebras Systems has emerged from stealth mode with a wafer-sized chip that completely rethinks the form factor for data center computing. The challenge: Each chip uses 15 kilowatts of power.
CyrusOne Shares Jump Amid Takeover Rumors: Shares of data center developer CyrusOne jumped Friday following media reports that the company has received takeover interest from private investors.
Michael Coleman Joins Aligned Energy as Global Design Lead: Aligned Energy continues to build its executive team with industry veterans. Michael Coleman, a veteran of leadership posts at Google and Yahoo, has joined Aligned as Global Head of Design and Delivery.
The Enterprise IT Migration Gains Momentum, Boosting Data Centers: Public data center providers reported strong momentum from enterprise customers in the second quarter, as corporations re-align their IT operations.
Companies see Silicon Valley Data Center Space as ‘Strategic Imperative’: Silicon Valley has seen consistent activity from large data center users and colocation/cloud operators over the last five years. This post from a new Special Report explores the history and market position of Silicon Valley in the data center market, and why Silicon Valley data center space is top of mind for today’s enterprises.
Amazon Continues its Cloud Expansion in Northern Virginia: Amazon Web Services continues to lease large amounts of new data center space in Northern Virginia, and may be boosting the size of its data centers.
AI Startups See Opportunities to Disrupt Medical Imaging: Startups are investing heavily in new applications for artificial intelligence in medical imaging, in the hope that algorithms can bring new capabilities to diagnoses and patient care.
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Utilizing Aggregation to Grow Network Visibility & Long-Term ROI: Networks continue to grow. And as enterprises need to monitor an expanding number of network segments, or a large distributed network, challenges have arisen. According to a new report from Garland Technology, what these enterprises need is aggregation — which helps institutions secure and monitor their network.
The Role of Multi-Tenant Data Centers for Enterprise Cloud Connectivity: Cloud connectivity is becoming mission-critical for many enterprises, leading some to explore options for private, direct connections into the cloud. A new report from Cyxtera and 451 Research explores how multi-tenant data centers (MTDCs) and colocation providers can connect the enterprise to many clouds, SaaS providers and service providers.
Voices of the Industry
Data Center Frontier readers heard from Sabey Data Centers this past month, via the site’s column series:
A Day in the Life of a Colocation Data Center Operator (Sabey Data Centers): Ryan Beebout, GM for Sabey Data Centers, Central Washington, says the team at Sabey’s Central Washington facilities start each morning with a “standup meeting.” Find out what else is integral to the job, as Beebout walks readers through the day-to-day tasks and routine of a colocation data center operator.
Data Center Infrastructure Management 101: Defining DCIM in 2019 (Sunbird Software): Look up the definition of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) from a few different sources and you’ll get different definitions from each. Herman Chan, president of Sunbird Software, explores what data center infrastructure management really means and what it entails for modern enterprises and data centers.
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