Worlds Collide! 5G NR Deployment Requires IT and Telco to Converge into a Distributed Cloud Data Center Architecture

Credit to Author: Steven Carlini| Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

This is one of the most interesting times ever if you are a technologist (a.k.a. geek) or someone who benefits from the use of technology (a.k.a. almost everybody). I am… Read more »

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Why Market Collaboration is Imperative in the Hyperscale Data Center Era

Credit to Author: Frank Nash| Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:59:47 +0000

A record capex spend of $27B in Q1 represents a hyperscale record and 80 percent increase year-over-year. Certainly, such investment is affecting the complicated web of all those involved in… Read more »

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Webinar: How Prefabricated Data Centers Help Colocation Providers Keep up With Demand for Capacity

Credit to Author: Greg Jones| Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:20:00 +0000

The colocation market is growing rapidly, with 451 Research predicting 7% CAGR in operational square footage globally through 2020. Clearly the opportunity is large for providers that can keep up… Read more »

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Top 2 Ways AI Will Change Your Data Center Forever

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 16:15:00 +0000

As a child I was always fascinated with patterns and in particular, their impact on people.  Whether it’s the repetitive beat of a drum inspiring us to dance or our… Read more »

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The Data Center Operations Staffing Problem: An Aging Workforce Meets Rapid Growth

Credit to Author: Anthony DeSpirito| Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

The IT industry as a whole is facing a shortage of skilled workers and the data center segment is no exception. No quick fix is available to correct the problem,… Read more »

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Why Support for Edge Data Centers Will Need to be “Lights Out”

Credit to Author: Dave Johnson| Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

According to research firm MarketsandMarkets™, from 2017 through to 2022, edge computing will experience a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 35.4% (from $1.47 Billion USD to $6.72 Billion). Increased… Read more »

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Calculate and Compare the TCO of your Lithium-Ion vs. VRLA Batteries

Credit to Author: Wendy Torell| Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

We’ve seen lithium-ion battery adoption grow at a rapid rate over the last couple of years. In fact, Bloomberg New Energy Finance report forecasts that 40% of data center battery… Read more »

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Colocation Providers Reduce Spend of Deployment by 20% with HyperPod – a Rack-ready System

Credit to Author: Ron Catanzaro| Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

There is an exponential rate of change with technology innovations as well as a significant increase of data creation. With no foreseeable end to this data explosion trend, Schneider Electric… Read more »

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China once again cracks down on cryptocurrencies, news outlets

Credit to Author: Lucas Mearian| Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:06:00 -0700

In an ongoing campaign to tamp down the growth of once-flourishing cryptocurrencies it sees as a threat, the Chinese government has ordered more than a half dozen online news outlets to shut down and banned physical venues from hosting crypto-related events.

On Tuesday, eight blockchain and cryptocurrency-focused media outlets were banned on WeChat, China’s most influential instant communication and mobile payment app, for allegedly violating new government regulations forbidding the publishing of information related to initial coin offerings (ICOs) or cryptocurrency trading speculation.

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting 5G NR Deployment: A New Network of Technologies Dependent on Micro Data Centers

Credit to Author: Steven Carlini| Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:29:55 +0000

In my last blog, Super-fast IoT Enabled 5G is Right Around the Corner, Or Is It?, I discussed how the industry was mobilizing to deliver on 5G and the promise… Read more »

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Connected Products Gone Wild and My Garmin Vortex: IoT stuff you need . . . and some stuff not so much . . .

Credit to Author: Kevin Brown| Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:18:00 +0000

We at Schneider, along with everyone else, have spent time trying to understand the impact of IoT. It seems most people at this point recognize the value of having devices… Read more »

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