What’s in Store for the Data Center in 2020?

What’s in Store for the Data Center in 2020?

It’s a new year, and that means there are new technology advancements and improvements on the horizon! We can count on the data center, a dynamic and ever-changing environment, to have brand new technologies popping up constantly along with impressive improvements...

Coming Soon – A New and Improved Website!

We have some exciting news to share! We are currently in the process of implementing a complete website overhaul and will have a totally new look – and user experience – coming soon. Our top priority is creating the most ideal customer experience, and as...

Disaster Recovery (DR)

With hurricane season underway in the US, it is important to make sure you have a comprehensive disaster recovery (DR) plan in place to avoid outages. Climate change has made severe weather even more relentless, which can make it even more likely that disasters like...

Data Center Trends in 2019: Software-Defined Networks (SDN)

One of the trendiest topics for the last few years has been software-defined networking, or SDN for short. The technology allows for infrastructure to become “transformed” into a software-based system, which is an integral part of the software defined data center...

Data Center In 2019: An Aging Workforce?

Last year, Uptime Institute released a survey about the data center industry, and some of the findings pointed to the fact that young people are not very interested in pursuing careers in the data center. The survey consisted of managers and engineers of which 56% had...

Data Center Trends in 2019 – Liquid Cooling

It’s no surprise that data centers use quite a bit of power to operate. In fact, they use about 3% of power generated on the planet, but what is surprising is that 40% of power consumption can be attributed to cooling methods. This metric is typically associated with...

The Data Center in 2019: Next-Gen Security

We wish we didn’t have to say it, but when will security NOT be an issue or a hot topic? Data centers must continue to address the critical issues around physical security as well as security of the IT workload. In 2019, there will be ongoing tightening of security...
The Data Center in 2019: Edge Computing

The Data Center in 2019: Edge Computing

Edge computing allows connected devices to process data closer to where it is created – the location known as the “edge.” It is estimated that by next year (2020), the average person will generate 1.5 GB worth of data each per day. As more and more devices...