Site selection is a strategic process that requires the right blend of power, cost savings, environmental conditions, and scalability. Blake Proffitt of DartPoints explores the reasons that enterprises and hyperscalers are building new data centers in the American Midwest.
When looking to the future of the data center industry, the ability to remain agile, accommodate high density and be able to satisfy stringent carbon efficiency goals will be crucial. Future Facilities explores how an innovative French colocation data center provider uses digital twin technology to accomplish this.
To safely store, manage and analyze data, businesses need flexible space and connectivity solutions that can meet existing and future needs without compromising security or compliance. Megan Hofmeyer, Strategic Marketing Director at QTS outlines seven ways in which colocation can allow you to easily scale your business infrastructure to fit your needs.
In the U.S., the average 5-megawatt data center costs $270 million to operate over 10 years, according to CBRE. In a new DCF series, learn how data center facility management is driving the evolution of REIT and data center provider operational models.
A new white paper from Schneider Electric explores four key factors that are driving data centers to more sustainable operations: Colocation tenant requirements, Government regulations, Business value and ESG investment.
Colocation data center providers should be willing to answer the tough questions posed by potential customers. Robert Rockwood of Sabey Data Centers, outlines six key questions enterprise organizations must ask when searching for a colocation provider.
The rising acceptance of financial technology (fintech) organizations, such as Venmo, Zelle, GoFundMe and Apple Wallet, adds to the surging amounts of data financial services organizations need to manage and protect. David McCall of QTS Realty Trust explores the changing needs of the financial services sector as it looks to protect a growing amount of data.
New technologies like artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, and cryptocurrency are driving current and future compute needs.. A new DCF special report courtesy of NTT explores how hybrid architectures help support these workloads.
Today, IT leaders are familiar with the value and benefits of hybrid hosting models and even agile-friendly environments, but what about application portability? Rob Lerner, Vice President of Sales and Cloud Strategies at DataBank, stresses the concept of application portability and shows how it can help companies generate a win-win-win in terms of cost, performance, and geography.
It is clear that we no longer need to choose between the planet and profit. The more sustainable solutions are reducing risks and improving profitability for companies, making for good business practices that can also benefit the communities in which we operate. Chris Pennington, Director of Energy and Sustainability at Iron Mountain Data Centers shares thoughts on what will drive data center sustainability efforts in 2022.