Raul Martynek, CEO at DataBank, refines the definition of edge computing. This is the first of a three-part series looking at the edge from the multiple perspectives of enterprises using and driving edge development: hyperscalers, SaaS application/ content developers, and network providers. In this article, we examine how hyperscale cloud providers see the edge and the role they are playing in its development.
JP Laqueur, Senior Vice President of Marketing at DataBank, explores the close ties between cloud strategy and success and data center strategy and approaches.
The role of distributed IT is shifting. This is true for retail locations, branch offices, university campuses or manufacturing plants, and has been for a while. But these days, with almost every organization becoming more digitized, “the number of these sites is increasing, and their role is changing,” said Vertiv. A new white paper from Vertiv outlines how connectivity, cloud computing, big data and mobile applications can work together to enable a new service paradigm for remote sites that increases visibility, reduces downtime and supports optimization of these vital IT resources.
Anthony Bolner, EVP of Stream Data Centers, explores the leading trends pushing more hyperscalers and cloud providers to use wholesale data centers.
With the potential stemming from new technology like machine learning, AI, big data and more, tech companies continue to make up one of the fastest growing industry segments. A new report from Digital Realty explores the potential of the hybrid cloud, which according to the report, has emerged as a way to “drive down IT costs, greater agility and speed when embracing new business opportunities, and the ability to protect critical business data and applications from external and internal threats.”
The hyperscale data center is reshaping the global IT landscape, shifting data from on-premises computer rooms and IT closets to massive centralized data center hubs. Explore further how cloud campuses will continue to enable hyperscale operators to rapidly add server capacity and electric power.
With cloud computing growing in popularity, as the amount of big data continues to explode, efficient data and workload migration is becoming more critical to success and staying competitive across a variety of marketplaces. A new white paper from Digital Realty focuses on best practices for workload migration, which can get complex quickly, and what it actually means for today’s businesses.
CoreSite asserts that to make “getting SaaS right” easier, partnering with a data center to firm up hybrid infrastructure can reap long-term benefits. A new report from CoreSite explores the challenges, opportunities and potential of Software-as-a-Service for your business.
Databank’s Mark Houpt explores the benefits of working with a specialized data center cloud provider, including performance, security options, and support for compliance.
The IT industry is ever changing, and today’s network engineers and architects face an ongoing list of challenges. Iron Mountain Data Centers’ Frank Scalzo highlights the top network challenges facing engineers and architects in today’s data center market.