Data is the New Oil, Driving Data Center Growth, Opportunity and Efficiency

Credit to Author: Mark Bidinger| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:00:23 +0000

At the recent Schneider Electric International Colo Club meeting in London I had an interesting conversation with one of our customers who noted that we’re raising a generation of kids… Read more »

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How Renewables and Efficiency Measures Will Help Colo’s Meet Burgeoning Energy Demands

Credit to Author: Mark Bidinger| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:00:04 +0000

Colocation companies are facing a period of tremendous opportunity for growth, but that same growth is forcing them to meet some serious challenges around energy use – for the sake… Read more »

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How Direct Power Access Results in More Control and Lower Colocation TCO

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 16:00:51 +0000

As the colocation industry becomes commoditized, a premium offering with a high-level of touch gives larger companies — sometimes limited by more traditional models — back some of the data… Read more »

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New Research Shows DCIM is Crucial to Providing a Remote Hands Service that Customers Value

Credit to Author: Greg Jones| Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:05:21 +0000

Colocation providers looking for ways to add value to the services they offer customers – which should be all of them – would do well to look at remote hands… Read more »

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Why a Crisis in a Data Center Can be Considered a Gift

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:16:59 +0000

Facebook builds some of the most advanced, energy-efficient data centers in the world. Yet doing so at scale — enough to support billions of people — doesn’t come without challenges…. Read more »

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How IoT Technology Can Help Optimize Data Center Operations

Credit to Author: Mark Bidinger| Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 19:00:41 +0000

The pace of change in the colocation market continues to accelerate, and it is absolutely critical that we all adopt new technologies to help us keep pace with this change…. Read more »

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New Report Suggests Efficiency Technologies and Programs Impact Selection of Colocation Providers

Credit to Author: Mark Bidinger| Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:33:23 +0000

While quality of service, reliability and offering a full menu of services are all important factors when selecting a colocation provider, there’s no getting around the fact that at some… Read more »

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Edge Computing Isn’t New, and It’s Not What You Think

Credit to Author: Joseph Reele| Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:00:05 +0000

At the recent DCD>Edge Summit, an overarching discussion was the true definition of edge. Most view edge as an emerging concept and classify an edge data center by its size… Read more »

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How Colocation Providers Can Free up 30% More IT Capacity While Saving on Opex

Credit to Author: John Niemann| Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:18:51 +0000

If you’re a colocation provider and could find a way to get 30% more IT capacity out of your existing data center power infrastructure while reducing operating costs by 60%,… Read more »

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Research Uncovers Top Reasons Customers Leave Colo’s for the Cloud – and Vice Versa

Credit to Author: Mark Bidinger| Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:30:35 +0000

More than four of 10 respondents in a recent survey said they moved applications from public cloud services to colocation providers within the last 2 years. That may be good… Read more »

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How data center pod frames can shorten IT room deployment time by over 20%

Credit to Author: Wendy Torell| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:00:45 +0000

Every day your data center isn’t operational is another day you’re not generating revenue or getting that critical business application online. If you’re a colocation data center, not having the… Read more »

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