The demand for data center facilities has been high over the last several years. That demand, and continued growth in the industry, by all indications, will continue for some time. Rob Dean, the VP of Design and Construction at CoreSite, who has been working on construction projects for nearly 15 years, walks readers through the process of building and maintaining a data center in today’s market.
Google is building more data centers in more places than ever before, and appears likely to make good on its pledge to invest $13 billion in new data center campuses in 2019.
The speed of disruption and the current data-surge cycle continues to demand transformation in the data-center industry. Download this white paper from Vertiv that addresses those questions and provides clarity on the specific benefits that PFM data centers can offer over traditional construction techniques — benefits that could eventually see PFM shift from being an alternative and disruptive technology to becoming the default option for new data center capacity in the future.
T5 Data Centers plans to triple the size of its staff to expand its construction services and facilities management operations. T5’s focus on services comes as staffing is becoming a challenge at all levels of the data center supply chain.
This CAPRE summit will bring together the most innovative construction, design and engineering firms for important discussion, debate and networking.
With the backing of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, Aligned sees an opportunity to work with hyperscale tenants in new ways, and innovate in data center sustainability and construction.
The May Data Center Job Spotlight features a trio of opportunities in the booming Northern Virginia data center market, including a VP Colo Sales position, as well as data center controls engineer and data center facility manager positions. This month’s job spotlight also features a senior mechanical engineering position in Denver for those with 10 or more years of related experience.
The April Data Center Job Spotlight highlights two opportunities in Canada — a sign of a market that “is really heating” up. Readers in the market for their next data center position will also find opportunities in California, Virginia, Colorado and Georgia.
New technology can make data center construction faster, cheaper, safer and more inclusive, according to Nancy Novak of Compass Datacenters, who spoke on the topic at Data Center World.
Salute Mission Critical was founded to solve two problems at once: training veterans for meaningful careers, while helping data center companies find talent. Its success provides one model for addressing a looming talent shortage in the data center.