Business success is often linked to understanding and deploying the right technologies. From artificial intelligence and automation to line of business applications, it can be difficult to cut through the hype to understand which technologies are truly innovative and impactful.
While in-store come-ons don’t actually happen in the IT realm, an analog sort of does. If you’re a small or midsize business poised to move to the cloud and you’re working with a clean slate, your choices are fairly clear from the get-go, even if the answers are neither obvious nor universally applicable.
With 5G on the horizon, and the promise of a host of new technology applications like autonomous vehicles, consoleless gaming and instant grocery delivery, we are set to create an unprecedented amount of data that will require rethinking the way our telecommunications and data infrastructure is built and managed going forward.
Make no mistake, 5G will most definitely alter how data centers are designed and, in some cases, will change the role they play in the larger network. By some estimates, data centers will be spending over half their operating budget to support 5G by 2025. The $64,000 question is, where will the money be spent and for what?
While your data center might be “out of sight, out of mind,” it is the central hub of your business from which information is generated. There are simple ways to increase organization, ease of use, and scalability within your network centers.
A Q&A with Aaron Hesse before the 2nd Data Center Design & Construction conference
September 11, 2019
Ahead of the upcoming marcus evans 2nd Data Center Design & Construction (DCDC) conference, show managers spoke with Aaron Hesse, global inside plant design engineer at Amazon Web Services to uncover the distinct importance of structured wiring practices and the next generation of cabling standards.
New data from Synergy Research Group shows that 52 data center-oriented merger and acquisition (M&A) deals closed in the first half of 2019, up 18% from the first half of 2018 and continuing a strong growth trend seen over the last four years.
This issue of Mission Critical sheds light on the IT dilemma and explores other topics like IT and data center automation, powering mission critical facilities, the demands of the IoT, and more. Additionally, the IT-Colo Strategic Planner is included as a special edition with the September/October 2019 issue.