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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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.

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

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.

Here’s How Much Energy All US Data Centers Consume

Data Center Knowledge

Second study of its kind in history shows overall growth in data center energy use has flattened Read More. Blades Colocation Cooling Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Energy Efficiency Guide Enterprise Featured Government Infrastructure Power Regulation

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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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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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.

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.

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

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

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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

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.

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

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.

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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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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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