Is Microsoft’s underwater data center project brilliant or crazy? Also, are there other examples of “outside the box” data center innovation that bear watching? Our Executive Roundtable weighs in.
Iron Mountain is acquiring IO Data Centers in a $1.3 billion deal that will add four data centers to its growing footprint. The deal continues the rapid consolidation in the data center industry.
The SRP DataStation places modular data centers at the bulk transmission lines that represent the fast lane of the power grid, allowing them to operate without a UPS or generator.
The growth of edge computing and the IoT may boost adoptions of modular data centers, which allow operators to deploy infrastructure in smaller chunks, according to our panel of data center experts.
Edge computing is evolving beyond caching, and will require more compute power and intelligence to manage the movement of data, say analysts, who predict this will create business opportunities for data center providers in 2017.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, David Shepard EVP, General Manager of the BASELAYER’s Anywhere hardware division, looks over the past, present and future of modular data centers.
Our Executive Roundtable panel examines the challenge of rapid deployment of data center capacity for major cloud computing providers, and the steps the industry is taking to meet these demands.
IO plans a huge expansion of its data center campus in Phoenix, where it will build a three-story modular data center that will span more than 700,000 square feet of space.
Data center design refinements developed at the Switch SUPERNAP cloud campus Las Vegas are yielding benefits as the company expands into new global markets, such as its latest SUPERNAP project near Bangkok, Thailand.
Our Data Center Roundtable discusses modular data center designs. Definitions and language still loom large in the discussion of pre-fabrication.