Like most industries, the data center industry has evolved, especially in recent years. While basic data center design hasn’t changed much, some aspects of it have greatly improved. Alex Sharp, Global Head of Design and Construction at Iron Mountain, takes a look at data centers of the future.
Beginning as a leading provider of document storage, Iron Mountain has evolved to be a major player in the digital information age. They have brought their expertise in compliance and security to the wholesale and colocation data center business, working with customers in the government, healthcare, and finance sectors. In 2017, Iron Mountain continued to grow with its acquisition of FORTRUST and IO Data Centers.
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Iron Mountain has signed a 27-megawatt lease for a new data center in Frankfurt, serving notice that it has joined the top tier of developers that can provide capacity to the largest clients.
In the European data center business, the focus is on FLAP – short for Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam and Paris. DCF talks with Iron Mountain’s Eric Boonstra about hyperscale trends in these markets.
Dan Rattner, Chief of Staff, VP, Administration, Data Centers at Iron Mountain, shares how COVID-19 has impacted the data center industry and given rise to innovation.
Ultimately, making good choices surrounding energy sourcing can help save money, reduce risks, and contribute to solutions to today’s environmental and social responsibility challenges. A new white paper from Iron Mountain explores further how to turn a potential sustainability liability into an opportunity for your organization, and what questions to make sure to ask your data center provider.
The data center industry’s response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus dominated the news in March, as industry professionals sought out the latest news on the evolving crisis.
Our 18th Data Center Executive Roundtable showcases the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and where it is headed, with panelists from Digital Realty, Intel, Vertiv, Iron Mountain, Chatsworth Products and Infrastructure Masons.
The data center industry is making progress on its diversity challenges, but there is hard work ahead to be truly inclusive, according to the 6 expert panelists in our DCF Executive Roundtable.
Will high-density, liquid-cooled racks become more common in data centers? That’s today’s topic for our 6 industry thought leaders in the Data Center Executive Roundtable.
There’s a lot of buzz about 5G wireless. Our panel of data center executives discusses the pace of the 5G rollout in the U.S., and what it might mean for the data center business.