We've compiled a list of some of our most recent articles, podcasts, and product releases focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and how the industry is adapting to the new normal, working to stop the spread of the disease, and — simultaneously — maintaining operations.
Right now, facility managers are tasked with maintaining maximum uptime and high availability. Though this may seem like a typical day in the data center, it’s not. With businesses all over the country switching to virtual offices at the snap of a finger and families isolating themselves in their homes with nothing to do except watch Netflix and play internet games, our networks are stressed.
During this unprecedented time, there is a lot of uncertainty. That’s why Mission Critical magazine is working closely with Clear Seas Research, a BNP Media company, to keep you up-to-date on coronavirus coverage and how it is affecting the industry.
Manufacturers have continuously changed with the times, investing heavily in research and development efforts to bring the smallest, fastest, greenest, smartest, most efficient, most resilient, most flexible, and most innovative solutions to the market. And that’s why Mission Critical magazine is excited to announce that our inaugural Top Tier Product Awards is currently open for entries.
I recently had the privilege of attending the 7x24 Exchange Intl.’s 2019 Fall Conference in Phoenix. Throughout the course of the event, there were a lot of topics I heard repeatedly: cybersecurity, speed, 5G, microgrids, renewables, infrastructure, and cloud and edge computing.
There are pros and cons to everything, and colocation is no exception. Though it may be a relatively new concept to the data center world, it definitely wasn’t born yesterday. Other industries have been building their business models around the idea of colocation for quite some time.
I’m sure you noticed a different face on this page, but I still want to take up a few lines here to introduce myself. My name is Amy Al-Katib, and I am the new editor-in-chief for Mission Critical magazine.
I recently attended Data Center World 2019 at the Phoenix Convention Center. It was a good show with informative sessions. One in particular stood out, namely “Liquid Immersion Cooling: Three Case Studies Show Compelling Data for Power Savings,” presented by Jack W. Kolar, VP, mission critical products, Modular Solutions Laboratory.