Five Features of Modular Data Centers That Make a Facility Manager’s Job Easier

Data center facility managers certainly have their work cut out for them. In an age of rapidly accelerating tech innovation, these professionals are constantly thinking about how to future-proof, expand and add more power to their facilities—all while ensuring maximum uptime. 

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How to Build a Colocation Facility That Offers Flexibility to Tenants

If there was one thing colocation facilities learned over the last year, it’s that the only constant is change. 

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3 Tips for Expanding Your Data Center Facility Without Breaking the Bank

Colocation providers need to expand their data center facility for a variety of reasons:

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Which Cooling Solution Is Best for My Data Center?

Although data centers play an integral role in today’s society, they also leave a large carbon footprint. Recent studies have found that data centers consume 1 percent of all the energy used in the world. 

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Chicago’s Construction Regulations Explained

Construction activity in Chicago has dwindled in recent years. Whereas the Chicago construction market commanded upwards of $24.1 billion in 2017, that number dropped to $21.8 in 2019. Since the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed projects down even further, we expect the 2020 numbers to be even worse. 

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The Dummy's Guide to Data Centers: Data Center Types

After slowing down a bit during the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations around the world will increase their data center investments in 2021 and beyond. According to Gartner, these organizations are forecasted to pour upwards of $200 billion into data center infrastructure in 2021.

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Assessing Your Data Center Partner’s Quality Management System

The goal of every data center project should be the same: deploying a high-quality, mission-critical structure that is built to last and enables you to accomplish your specific business objectives.

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New York’s Construction Regulations Explained

Outside of the healthcare sector and infrastructure projects, construction in New York has generally been slowing down during the COVID-19 pandemic. But industry watchers agree that the commercial construction market will rapidly recover when the virus is in the rearview mirror. 

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Traditional vs. Modular Data Center Design

Data center construction isn't as straightforward as it once was. Innovations in design and construction processes have now empowered organizations with the choice of how they want to build their next data center. The two most common methods are to go with a traditional stick-built approach or the modular approach. Each offers distinct benefits to your organization. 

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How Much UPS Capacity Do I Need for My Data Center?

Data centers require a lot of power in order to keep servers running and server rooms from overheating. In an age in which users expect applications to be up and running 100 percent of the time, data centers need to remain operational around the clock. But what happens, for example, if a storm rolls through the area and the power goes out?

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