When it comes to picking the right data center, the importance of density—and specifically power density—is often overlooked. Jerry Blair of DataBank takes a closer look at three critical density factors and highlights a specific density use case to show why colocation density is an important factor to consider.
COVID has created a global remote workforce that is accelerating interaction with digital services in all forms, consumption of video and social media. QTS Realty Trust’s Sean Baillie discusses what this means for the colocation and data center sector.
Rather than focus on getting a data center as close to home as possible, this shift in infrastructure strategy means factors like total cost of ownership (TCO), flexibility, performance, “righteousness,” take precedence.
For years, there has been an expectation that the cloud would gobble up all enterprise workloads and meet all enterprise infrastructure requirements, but this speculation overestimated the cloud’s ability to meet all the complex, multi-layered requirements that enterprises have – and will continue to have.
The cloud is not only a catalyst. Because it’s a great option for most applications, it has become a competitive benchmark. Enterprise IT leaders must be good stewards of their company’s resources by deploying and managing infrastructure in facilities that meet the same benchmarks as the cloud service providers do. Insights from Chris Bair of Stream Data Centers.
Whether it be an earthquake, tornado, cyberattack, or a black out, natural and man-made disasters can have a catastrophic impact on businesses, especially data centers where 100% uptime is expected. A new white paper from Stream Data Centers outlines best practices for disaster planning in mission-critical environments like data centers.
India is a land of opportunity for global data center providers, but it has its own unique challenges. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Michael Goh, Senior Director and General Manager of Iron Mountain’s Data Centers for APAC, discusses the state of the data center market in India.
Although colocation data centers are not a fix all, NTT points out that they can be worth evaluating, considering the possible benefits your company may enjoy after migrating your data center from on-premise to a colocation facility. A new report takes a look at some of the most common worries making the move to use a colocation partner.
Sean Baillie, Executive Vice President, Connectivity at QTS Data Centers explains how digital transformation is putting more pressure on data center providers to provide a flawless experience for a variety of end users in a constantly scaling environment.
Dan Meltzer, Managing Director, Sales, at Sabey Data Centers, explores challenges of establishing accurate TCO stats in a variety of different colocation markets.