In the past, data centers ensured space and power, providing customers direct connections to multiple networks and cloud providers. For the most part, customers didn’t interact with each other. Mark Lewis, Senior Director Ecosystem Development, Iron Mountain Data Centers, discusses how the growing demand for interconnection between customers is driving change at the edge in the data center industry.
As cloud technology and its users’ needs continue to transform, hybrid cloud environments have become increasingly top of mind from the c-level down. Enterprises are looking at optimal ways for leveraging cloud technology to further their growth and innovation. Tom Prosia, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at LightEdge Solutions, explores the hybrid solution center model and what’s behind hybrid cloud environments’ popularity among today’s business leadership.
Data centers are becoming more complex, and this is making white space management even harder for data center managers. Integrating the data center cabinet with hardware and software into a single platform can help data center managers truly gain visibility and understanding of the different dynamics within the data center to make informed decisions. A new white paper from Chatsworth Products (CPI) explores the key elements of a successful data center cabinet ecosystem and how to create your own.