By Pankaj Singh The global outlook of the data center colocation market has exhibited a revolutionary shift in the last half a decade or so, with decision-making retaining dependency on efficient management and data processing. Data center colocation has quite discernibly emerged as an indispensable support for businesses to expand, by offering services to help them centralize their IT systems and enabling reliable business continuity solutions. Similar to any part of a business development, building and…"Data center colocation market valuation to reach $90 billion by 2024: emerging technologies to characterize the industry growth"
By: Marcus Doran, Director of Sales, Europe at Rahi Systems What will the data center look like in 2019 and beyond? That’s one of the most pressing questions facing data center managers as the new year takes shape. The IT environment continues to evolve rapidly to support changing business requirements, making it difficult to conceptualize a data center infrastructure that can meet tomorrow’s demands. Organizations are looking to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) and…"Imagining the Data Center of Future Today"
Most individuals and companies operating in the data center sphere are keenly aware of the impact of cloud as a top trend to prepare for in 2019. At the heart of this new push towards the cloud is the need to fundamentally change the way data centers are being built and implemented in terms of functionality and distribution. As a result, the industry is moving to fill the gaps and meet the needs of the…"Finding the Right Skills to Support the Cloud-Driven Data Center Landscape"
Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Sarah Rubenhoff, If you’ve been following the data center industry, you’ve likely been watching what is happening in the edge computing industry, as well. As we look back at 2018, it’s useful to take a wide-lens view of trends in the emerging edge computing sector as they emerged throughout the year. Data Center Frontier tracked the evolution of edge topology and the emergence of layers of infrastructure, as well…"Edge Computing in 2018: Confusion Clears, Use Cases Emerge"
Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Kayla Matthews, One of the most notable events in the world of security and privacy in 2018 was the arrival of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. The new rules took effect in May 2018, and represent perhaps the most wide-reaching, comprehensive data protection regulation in history. It applies not only to companies in the EU, but also to all organizations that process personal data about…"50 Percent of Firms Still Not GDPR Compliant: How About Your Data Center?"
Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Sarah Rubenoff, It’s been a turbulent year for Facebook. Even as the social network has made headlines for Congressional hearings and personal data concerns, the company has continued to expand its massive global data infrastructure. In 2018, Data Center Frontier has tracked Facebook’s continued growth and innovation in cooling technology, as well as advances in open compute hardware and data center facility design. The company’s accelerated infrastructure expansion…"The Year in Hyperscale: Facebook Accelerates Data Center Growth, Innovation"
By Jeff Bittner, Founder and President of Exit Technologies In the world of data centers, recent times have been a whirlwind. And while data centers have always been plagued by controversies like data leaks and outages, recent years have seen a shift in the tone of news headlines in this field. This shift is indicative of a larger trend in the industry: Data centers and the hyperscale companies which run them have taken on a…"Politics in the data center: controversies and the fight for supremacy"
Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller, LAS VEGAS – Virtual reality has long been touted as one of the next Big Things in technology. For all its promise, mass adoption of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) has seemed to always be on the horizon. That’s about to change, and the enterprise may lead. That prediction comes from Gartner Research, the august IT research firm that shared its latest insights in its…"Gartner: Immersive Augmented Reality is Coming to the Enterprise"
Originally published to TelecomNewsroom. Even as investments in Europe’s data center and digital infrastructure markets remain at a record high, demand is still notably outpacing the industry’s provisions. To unlock the digital economy’s full potential in the region, even greater levels of investment for data centers, networks, underlying infrastructure and efficiency remain a necessity. These are exactly the issues that KickStart Europe, the annual strategy and networking conference on trends and investments in technology and…"KickStart Europe 2019 Gears up to Take on the Digital Economy’s Biggest Challenges"
Host In Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to raise awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, recently announced the release of their report “Ireland’s Data Hosting Industry 2018 Q3 Update.” Done in collaboration with Bitpower, the report highlights the continued growth of Ireland’s data center industry and gives an overview of its prioritized use of green energies. The report also outlines the completion of new Hyperscale and Build to Suit facilities…"Host In Ireland’s Q3 Update Report Examines Ireland’s Data Center Industry Growth"