One major contributor to the increased speed of data center construction is modularization. Nate Harper, Marketing and Inside Sales Manager at ProLift Rigging, discusses how logistics, storage, transportation, and on-site installation can make or break a modular data center’s construction schedule.
The pre-fabricated module (PFM) data center is a growing trend. Cooling manufacturers are accommodating this trend with their own modular skid platform designs, factory-assembled, tested and plug-and-play ready for quick and easy integration. Kris Holla of Nortek Data Center Cooling discusses this trend and its benefits.
Investors are increasingly funding data center growth in smaller cities like Chattanooga and Greenville as well as the huge cloud clusters in Northern Virginia. Regional developer DC BLOX has lined up $187 million from Bain Capital Credit and Post Road Group.
Jackie Pasierbowicz, Director of Sales and Marketing at TAS explores the dramatic rise of multiple markets for edge computing and the benefits of a modular data center strategy.
Blake Weaver, Data Center Specialist at ProLift Rigging, explores what it takes to win with modular construction in the speed to market race.
Neil Smith, Vice President of International Business, TAS, explores the benefits, details and logistic challenges of modular construction for the data center industry from start to finish.
Data Aire’s Eric Jensen explores the growing relationship and connections between the prefab modular data center and thermal control.
Modular data center specialist Baselayer Technologies has been acquired by the IE Corporation, which says the deal will accelerate its expansion into edge computing infrastructure.
Vapor IO has completed a $90 million funding that will accelerate the build-out of its micro-modular edge data centers to an additional 16 cities in 2020. The company also said Cloudflare will be a customer in all of its sites.
The speed of disruption and the current data surge cycle continues to demand transformation in the data center industry. The response to these demands bring prefabricated modular (PFM) data centers to the arena – delivering low-risk, high-value implementations with the added benefits of faster delivery and easier on-site assembly. Download the new white paper from Vertiv provides clarity on the specific benefits that PFM data centers can offer to the future of the data center industry.