We are all familiar with the schism between hype and reality. For example, your favorite baseball team signs a hyped prospect who scouts are projecting will be “the next Mays,” but unfortunately, he winds up hitting more like Shirley Mays than Willie Mays and is never heard from again.
A few weeks back, I had dinner with Jon Atkins from RBC Capital Markets and some other friends in San Francisco. At dinner, Jon gave me his January 2019 Equity Research, which is the best prospective I have seen to date. All indicators point in the direction of growth.
High throughput, low latency, network availability, reliability, and security have always been top priorities in data centers, but the recent wave of technological advances — autonomous cars, augmented reality, 5G, and all other connected objects of the Internet of Things (IoT) — are taking those priorities to a new level and bringing new challenges to IT systems administrators and data centers managers.
It has been almost three years since the ASHRAE 90.4 Energy Standard for Data Centers was finalized and went into effect in 2016, yet even today, many in the data center industry are not fully aware of its existence or its implications.
Offering several new, customizable reference designs for flexibility and fast deployment at the Edge.
April 3, 2019
Schneider Electric has announced new solutions for micro data centers that couple APC by Schneider Electric physical infrastructure with Cisco’s HyperFlex Edge, hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions for quick and efficient deployment in edge environments.
The Second Annual Texas Data Center Summit will bring together the leading data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives from Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Austin and from around the nation. Read More
On Demand An edge data facility is still a data center. One still and must consider design, construction, and operational habits that result in high levels of system availability, maintainability, and resiliency. The disaggregation that edge poses will distribute compute and storage assets, and the challenge will be placing edge assets into sufficiently robust facilities or enclosures outside of traditional data centers where those local solutions can equally sustain those IT operations and systems.
Mission Critical Magazine’s 2019 March/April issue takes a look at managing electrical testing deadlines for mission critical facilities, cloud-based monitoring and management, and developing orientation programs for mission critical team members along with thought leadership from our regular columnists.