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.
For some people, the Edge is defined as being located in either a Tier 2 or Tier 3 market, or it’s classified as being a small or micro data center. But, in fact, the Edge can really be a data center of any size, located everywhere and anywhere businesses and communities need to be connected to the wider world of communications, content, and cloud-based services.
Chris Bair, Senior Vice President of Sales and Leasing at Stream Data Centers, highlights how enterprise and hyperscale data center requirements have grown more and more similar over the past two decades.
With their focus on customized specs, hyperscale operators have “flipped the coin” on the typical supplier/customer relationship. Todd Schneider, Director of Product Management and Hyperscale Business Development at Chatsworth Products, discusses how to build collaboration among hyperscale data centers, integrators and manufacturers.
Facebook will invest $800 million in a new data center campus in Gallatin, Tennessee, about 20 miles north of Nashville. It is the company’s third new data center announcement since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Tim Shaheen, Executive Vice President of Strategy & Development at Aligned, explores what’s required to bring us into the next chapter of our digital future.
Here’s a look back at Data Center Frontier’s coverage of the hyperscale sector in 2019, including our special reports and, features on the latest noteworthy trends and projects.
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.
Cloud, social, SaaS and mobile companies will benefit from strategic, proximity-based edge computing infrastructure. Phillip Marangella of EdgeConneX explores the factors guiding hyperscale demand at the edge.
The growth of hyperscale computing has major implication for data center service providers, driving segmentation within the service provider universe. This excerpt from a recent Hyperscale Data Center report highlights the implications of major growth of hyperscale computing for data service providers, as well as the future of hyperscale.