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

If you’re in the market to build your own, new data center, you have two options: You can either go the old-fashioned route and take the stick-built approach to construction, or you can opt to build a modular data center instead.

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How to Predict Your Data Center's Energy Consumption

It doesn’t matter whether you’re building a colocation space or an in-house data center: All facilities must be able to optimize capacity. 

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4 Tips for Data Center Energy Efficiency

With the sheer amount of  computing infrastructure running, and the cooling requirements needed to keep that equipment in good condition, it comes as no surprise that data centers are energy hogs. 

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[Infographic] Weighing the Cost and the Benefits of a Modular Data Center

Data center costs are rising, and it can be easy to overlook what your organization is truly spending money on when building a new one. From rising equipment prices to sourcing parts and skilled labor, these added steps have costs associated with them, which end up making their way back to your organization, one way or another. 

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

These days, many organizations are opting to build modular data centers instead of taking the traditional stick-built construction approach. Not only does the modular approach help organizations save time and money, but it also enables them to ensure that employees remain productive during construction—instead of being constantly interrupted by the thud, thud, thud of a hammer.

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A Complete Guide to Shipping and Installing Modular Data Centers

There’s a reason more and more companies are opting to go with modular data centers: They just make sense. 

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3 Industries Where Modular Data Centers Just Makes Sense

It used to be that if you needed a data center, you had one option: the traditional stick-built approach. When it was time to break ground, construction companies and contractors would show up on-site and get to work. As the project moved forward, you’d cross your fingers and hope there wouldn’t be any major delays—and that the data center that was ultimately built would actually meet your requirements, keep to your schedule, and fit within your budget.

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Why Modular Data Centers Make Sense for Large Corporations

In some ways, it’s hard to believe, but massive organizations like Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are still scaling. These hyperscalers continue to bring more products and services online and deliver them to an increasing number of users scattered across the globe.

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3 Reasons Why Organizations are Shifting to Offsite Construction

Every commercial construction project has specific requirements and unique design challenges. There may be space limitations, scheduling issues, difficulties acquiring building materials and other concerns; and almost every construction project has to deal with limited budgets, tight deadlines, quality control and environmental regulations. Applying off-site construction can address all of these issues and more.

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