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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The State of AI and Machine Learning in Data Centers

Credit to Author: Patrick Donovan| Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:19:02 +0000

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are two terms often used interchangeably or considered to be synonyms.  AI refers generally to the concept that a machine or system can… Read more »

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2018 Predictions – Democratization and Uberization Will Increase Use of Cloud-based DCIM

Credit to Author: Kim Povlsen| Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:53:40 +0000

Around this time of year, the three most important words seem to be, what comes next? To answer this question, many of us rely on expert’s predictions. For those managing… 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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5 Ways to Reduce Data Center Operations Costs

Credit to Author: Anthony DeSpirito| Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:06:24 +0000

There’s no getting around the fact that owning and operating a data center is expensive. But following a few simple, sound best practices can help you reduce your ongoing operations… Read more »

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7 Tips for Successful DCIM Deployments: A User’s Perspective from Peak 10 + ViaWest Data Centers

Credit to Author: Victor Avelar| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:55:27 +0000

I recently had the pleasure of having dinner with Dan Harman, Building Automation Systems Engineer at Peak 10 + ViaWest. Dan’s has many years of first-hand experience with deploying data… Read more »

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Now, An Architecture that Helps Data Centers Better Manage IoT-related Complexities

Credit to Author: Steven Carlini| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:19:32 +0000

The proliferation of data center sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT) are now emerging as mainstream data center trends. However, both of these trends took a long time to… 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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When Lag Time Interferes with your Favorite Live app, it’s not Trivial

Credit to Author: Kevin Brown| Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 20:10:49 +0000

If you know what coach won back-to-back Super Bowls or that a cassowary is a giant flightless bird and not a kitchen utensil then you could be a winner at… Read more »

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What’s Unique about DMaaS?

Credit to Author: Scott Cassidy| Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:04:32 +0000

While the branding of EcoStruxureTM IT is a relatively new announcement, Schneider Electric’s cloud-based services based on DCIM software, were launched during 2016. However, Data Center Management-as-a-service, or DMaaS, differs… Read more »

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Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT) Will Help Fund DCOI

Credit to Author: Jeff Chabot| Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:15:33 +0000

Thanks to the efforts of Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, who introduced the bill, and co-sponsor Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT) was signed by President Trump… Read more »

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