Today’s edge is more mission critical, powerful and secure than traditional remote computing deployments, such as the old IT closet, and designed to deliver on-site computing and network connectivity for everything from in-store retail to banking to K-12 and higher education and healthcare facilities. Angie McMillin, Vice President and General Manager of IT Systems at Vertiv, explores the shifting sands within the world of edge computing.
Formerly known as Emerson Network Power, Vertiv is one of the data center market’s largest vendors for power and cooling solutions. Their acquisition by Platinum Equity Group in 2016 has allowed them to respond to changes in how data centers are built, calling for greater power and cooling requirements while maintaining efficiency.
Headquarters: Columbus, OH
Lithium-ion batteries may have. been a common source of power for various consumer devices for years, but the they now being adopted, as well, for use with Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) applications, “as a means of ensuring uptime for mission-critical infrastructure in data centers.” A new white paper from Vertiv pointed out that for companies looking to deploy distributed computing and edge networks, lithium-ion batteries are well suited for use with IT deployments in remote locations.
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.
Our DCF Executive Roundtable tackles “data gravity” – the explosive growth of data and its impact on the enterprise. Featuring thought leaders from Digital Realty, Iron Mountain, Intel, Vertiv, Chatsworth Products and Infrastructure Masons.
Vertiv aims to “tell the truth” about Federal data center modernization via a new white paper posted on Data Center Frontier. Then in 2019, the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) was introduced, which further prioritized the modernization of aging government data centers. The full report, “Exploring the Progress of Federal Data Center Modernization,” highlights the important work being down to bring the U.S. federal government IT fully into the 21st century.
Power protection strategies. They are critical to the success of today’s critical facilities and to the daily routines of data centers, IT and facility managers. But a big question remains. Does a distributed or centralized backup strategy make more sense for your facility? Vertiv explores in a new report the ins and outs of distributed and centralized backup strategies, to help adapt to the growing demands of the market in terms of availability, capacity and performance requirements.
Vertiv Holdings Co. has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange Monday after completing a $5.3 billion merger with GS Acquisition Holdings, a public company led by investor David Cote.