Right-Sizing Data Center Resources

CTOvision

One of the perennial problems of data centers is monitoring server utilization to ensure right-sizing of resources. To download a free ebook on Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), click here , or visit Nlyte's web site. Charles Hall.

The Data Center Is (Almost) Dead

CEB IT

Gartner predicts that by 2025, 80% of enterprises will shut down their traditional data centers. Enterprises with older data centers don’t want to rebuild them or build new ones due to high capital costs.

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The Agile Data Center

Eric D. Brown

I participated in the #DataCtrChat Twitter chat last week to join in on the conversation about the Agile Data Center. The #DataCtrChat is a great one to be a part of, especially if you’re interested in the data center.

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Building the Agile Data Center

Eric D. Brown

T he modern data center is a complex environment with many different systems and many different objectives. Over the years, many data centers have become the dumping ground for all things technology.

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Data centers can learn sustainability from the cloud

David Linthicum

Everyone wants a green data center, also known as a sustainable data center. There are both policy and technology pushes in this emerging space, such as countries that are encouraging voluntary reduction of a data center’s carbon footprint. For instance, Finland will be announcing a lower energy tax for data centers that show a certain degree of greenness. Today, there is a small industry around building and running green data centers.

The Data Center of Tomorrow

Eric D. Brown

DataThe data center of tomorrow will look much differently than the data center of today. That particular sentence should not be that surprising to anyone who’s been in an organization that has internal data centers. Data Center The New CIO Agile Data cente

Dynamic Data Centers

CTOvision

Big Data and high performance computing (HPC) are on a collision course – from machine learning to business intelligence, the combined power of clustered servers, advanced networking and massive datasets are merging, and a new Big Data reality is on the rise. Big Data News

SmartCube Gains Modular Data Center Patent

Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Design Modular Data Centers Cooling design and IT accessibility address containers’ staff discomfort issues Read More.

Nlyte: For Data Center Infrastructure Management

CTOvision

The modern data center is key to so many enterprise missions. Well run data centers make direct contributions to mission. Nlyte’s proven platform is used in the data centers of some of the largest and most valued companies in the world. Research Team.

GE Rethinks Data Center Rack Power Distribution

Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Design Power Racks and EnclosuresFinds way to reclaim unused rack space Read More.

Latest Microsoft Data Center Design Gets Close to Unity PUE

Data Center Knowledge

Innovation in data center design by cloud giants has widespread implications for their users as well as for the data center industry in general. Cooling Data Center Design Featured Microsoft Quincy, Wash

How Cloud Has Changed the Data Center Architect

Data Center Knowledge

The data center architect supports some of the most critical business functions of an organization. Cloud Computing Data Center Design cloud data center Here''s how the role has evolved with the advent of cloud. Read More.

Video: Manufacturing Data Center Containers

Data Center Knowledge

IO Modular Data Centers Phoenix IO off-shoot BaseLayer’s production line outside of Phoenix Read More.

Can EdgeConneX Disrupt Incumbent Data Center Providers?

Data Center Knowledge

The edge data center provider is more than just another niche player and is already a much larger enterprise than probably most investors realize. Colocation Data Center Strategies EdgeConneX Featured Investing

Microsoft Moves Away from Data Center Containers

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Featured Microsoft Modular Data Centers SaaSFinds ITPACS aren’t the best way to scale its cloud globally Read More.

Video: Inefficient Data Center Design

Data Center Knowledge

In this video, Chris Crosby, CEO, Compass Data Centers, challenges common data center assumptions about what green design and efficiency means in the industry. Compass Datacenters Data Center Design Data Center Videos

Enterprises are still spending on data centers. What gives?

David Linthicum

However, “enterprise spending on data center hardware and software has been stagnant through much of the decade.” During the past decade, the average annual spending growth for data centers was 4 percent; growth was 56 percent for cloud services. 2019 was the first time that enterprises spent more on cloud services such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS than on hardware and software related to data centers.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Facebook Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Here's our newly updated Facebook Data Center FAQ Read More. Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Facebook Featured

Aligned Claims Breakthrough in Data Center Waste Heat Reuse

Data Center Knowledge

Partners with Swedish firm Climeon to combine heat power tech with its data center cooling system Read More. Aligned Data Centers Cooling Data Center Design Green Data Centers Power

Defining the New Data Center Operating System

Data Center Knowledge

The abstraction of the hardware layer within the data center means we are able to utilize new types of controls around our data center. New technologies are being deployed within the data center at a very fast pace.

Yahoo Launches Second ‘Computing Coop’ Data Center in New York State

Data Center Knowledge

Company completes $170M data center and service center expansion project in Lockport Read More. Cooling Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Featured New York Yahoo

Microsoft: Bigger Underwater Data Center in the Works

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Cooling Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Green Data Centers Microsoft PowerEncouraged by initial Project Natick results, team prepares to go bigger and deeper Read More.

Cloud Underwater? Microsoft Tests Submarine Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Project Natick may lay groundwork for seawater-cooled, tidal energy-powered cloud data centers Read More. Cloud Computing Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Infrastructure Microsoft Site Selection

LinkedIn Adopting the Hyperscale Data Center Way

Data Center Knowledge

Blades Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Featured LinkedIn Networking OregonSocial network’s infrastructure team rethinks its strategy so it can scale better Read More.

Startup Patents Multi-Story Modular Data Center Design

Data Center Knowledge

Vert.com’s design inspired by Quebec’s cylindrical supercomputer data center Read More. Data Center Design Featured Modular Data Centers

Go on a Virtual 360-Degree Google Data Center Tour

Data Center Knowledge

A rare look inside one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated data center Read More. Cloud Computing Data Center Design Data Center Videos Google

Amazon, Google Detail Next Round of Cloud Data Center Launches

Data Center Knowledge

Amazon plans Paris data centers, while Google unveils eight new cloud locations planned for 2017 Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Google

How to Get a Data Center Job at Facebook

Data Center Knowledge

Here’s what one of the world’s most cutting-edge data center teams is looking for. Data Center Jobs Facebook Featured StaffingRead More.

ViaWest: How Cloud Computing Alters Data Center Design

Data Center Knowledge

Provider's chief data center officer says colocation has to be more flexible with capacity in the cloud age. AFCOM Colocation Data Center Design Data Center World ViaWest architecture cloud considerations consumption profile Dave LeonardRead More.

Data Center Jobs: C7 Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

At the Data Center Jobs Board, C7 Data Centers is seeking a Regional Sales Manager. Data Center Jobs Read More.

Private Data Center Trends for 2014 and Beyond

CTOvision

Today’s data centers are being built at the forefront of industry standards. Within the past five years, the way we construct data centers has changed dramatically. David Cappuccio, the Chief of Infrastructure Research at Gartner, told CIO that “Data centers will no longer be constrained by one specific site. This new breed of data centers presents some inherit advantages for organizations that wish to become early adopters.

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Super-Sizing Solar Power for Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

The 14MW solar array at QTS Princeton is a symbol of a new phase in the use of renewable energy in data centers Read More. Green Data Centers QTS (Quality Technology Services

Keystone NAP Converting Pennsylvania Steel Mill Into Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

colocation Data Center Design Featured Modular Data Centers Company wants to build web-scale-style facility leveraging robust power infrastructure left behind by industrial behemoth Read More.

Optimizing your Data Center with the Cloud

Eric D. Brown

Some view the cloud as a place to store data while others view the cloud as a replacement for their data center. There are many demands being placed on the data center today. The data center today is different than the data center of ten years ago.

In 2014, Build Your Business Model Around Your Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

The data center has become the central point of modern IT. Now, find out why many organizations are building their business around their data center. Cloud Computing cloud data center business planning Data Center Design

Cloud by the Megawatt: Inside IBM’s Cloud Data Center Strategy

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Featured IBM Site SelectionAll major US hardware vendors have tried and failed to become formidable rivals to Amazon in the cutthroat cloud infrastructure market; all except IBM. Read More.

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Startup Envisions Data Centers for Cities of the Future

Data Center Knowledge

Project Rhizome brings architect sensibility to edge data center design Read More. Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Featured Internet of Things

NextFort Set to Open Data Center near Phoenix

Data Center Knowledge

Chandler, AZ is getting more data center space. NextFort will unveil 130,000-square-feet of ultra-secure, ultra high-density data center space on December 11. Data Center Design Modular Data Centers

Facebook Data Center in Sweden Has New Hydro-Powered Neighbor

Data Center Knowledge

Hydro66 brings online Boden data center with bitcoin mining firm as anchor tenant Read More. Bitcoin Colocation Europe Featured Green Data Centers

Project Seeks to Combine Sustainable Fish Farm and Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

The idea is to recycle waste heat from the data center to warm water for the fish farm Read More. Cooling Featured Green Data Centers

How to Reuse Waste Heat from Data Centers Intelligently

Data Center Knowledge

Cooling Data Center Design Featured Green Data CentersThere are two big problems with reusing server exhaust heat, but there are also good solutions to both of them Read More.

Myths and Realities of Data Center Certification

Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Strategies Data Center WorldUnder what circumstances is it actually worth making the effort to gain Tier III or Tier IV certification? Read More.

Data Center Jobs: RagingWire Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

At the Data Center Jobs Board, we have a new job listing from RagingWire Data Centers, which is seeking a Manager, Critical Facilities in Sacramento, California. Data Center Jobs Read More.