How Data Gravity Will Affect Data Center Design

Every few years, enterprise technology encounters a game changing trend that causes us to rethink the way we approach data center design. From the early days of mainframe computing, we have been gathering data for processing and analysis. 

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6 Key Data Center Trends as We Head into 2020

Nothing seems to change as fast as technology, and that includes data center trends. As demand for more analytics, data processing, and storage increases, data center infrastructures have to adapt. As a result, we are seeing new developments, such as modular micro data centers (MMDC), hyperscale data centers, and new modular data center designs. Here are just a few of the data center trends we see coming in 2020.

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How the Skilled Labor Shortage Will Affect Your Next Data Center Construction Project

A tight labor market is seriously affecting the construction industry, and the development and design of new data centers is no exception. When it comes down to it, there are simply not enough skilled workers to go around.

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ISO Containers are NOT a Good Data Center Solution

Regardless of how you define the network “EDGE”, network capacity in closer proximity to the consumption and production of data is a requirement. When exploring data center solutions, the ISO shipping container is frequently part of the discussion. Modular, purpose built enclosures are a great solution for data centers. Modular hyperscale buildings like CyrusOne and Microsoft, enterprise data systems, and telecom systems are all a perfect fit for modular, but not shipping containers.

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Not Your Grandfather’s Electrical Room

Prefabricated electrical solutions have come a long way since their original introduction to the commercial building process.

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Tesla, Greensmith & AES Deploy Aliso Canyon Battery Storage in Record Time

The companies collectively brought on-line more than 70 megawatts of energy storage in less than six months.

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