“These data center technologies from Switch add more tools to our toolbox,” said Rob Johnson, CEO of Vertiv. Vertiv, a company with a portfolio of power, cooling and IT infrastructure solutions employing around 20,000 people globally, has announced the completion of a licensing agreement for Switch‘s “revolutionary” hot and cold aisle containment technology and cooling systems. The licenses for Switch’s modular data center technology expand Vertiv’s portfolio of thermal management and integrated infrastructure solutions for large…"Vertiv Adds Switch’s Patented Data Center Technologies to Its Portfolio"
By Victoria Grey, CMO, Aparavi In the past, archives were thought of strictly as a long-term repository for infrequently accessed data – think cold storage – and so not much thought was put into intelligently managing this data. The hope was that your archive was like an insurance policy that you would never need to use. With the advent of the cloud and its increased utilization, organizations have begun to find that, in addition to…"What is an Active Archive and How Do I Implement It in a Multi-Cloud Environment?"
By Petro Kovalchuk, CEO, Lvivity Nowadays, it is not surprising that data is stored on a server or even a group of servers remotely located somewhere in another city, country, or even continent. Cloud computing has entered our lives and integrated into it so skilfully that we already do not notice it. The three main models in this market are: Software as a Service (SaaS). The provider software, executed on their cloud infrastructure, is available for…"5 Reasons for Businesses to Start Using Cloud Services Right Now"
Say your business is in line to replace its server hardware – you’ve been operating on some outdated equipment and you’re in need of an upgrade. What’s the first step to take? Familiarity with desktop computer hardware is a good start. Server hardware shares a lot of the same core components like memory, capacity and CPUs. But the similarities end there – server components are more specialized because they have a more intensive, dedicated function…"Which Type Of Server Hardware Is Best For Your Business?"
Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom In a world moving at breakneck speed, demanding more bandwidth, more data and more content, one solution is driving a lion’s share of digital growth — The Edge. The terms “edge” and “edge computing” have been reverberating around the data center industry for some time. The moment has come to peel back the layers and take a closer look at the inner workings of this technology. Edge leverages augmented computing processes…"Supporting Tomorrow’s Edge: The Importance of Micro and Modular Data Centers"
Data center solutions vendor Wiwynn has launched its latest Open19 server, SV6100G3 – featuring “advanced compute performance” based on Microsoft’s Project Olympus server specification. Leveraging Wiwynn’s expertise in open server and storage development for hyperscale data centers, SV6100G3 would provide an efficient data center and edge computing solution for operators of any scale. A 1U double wide brick server, Wiwynn’s SV6100G3 server complies with the LinkedIn-led Open19 Project standard which defines a cross-industry common form factor applicable…"Wiwynn Introduces Its Latest Open19 Server, SV6100G3"
At the OCP Global Summit last week in San Jose, CA, several announcements were made by the Open Compute Project (OCP) and by companies collaborating with the OCP organization and its community. The annual Summit brought together more than 3,400 key decision makers, executives, engineers, developers and suppliers. At the OCP Global Summit, global data center infrastructure provider Inspur has announced its plan, in joint efforts with Intel, to contribute a High-density Cloud-optimized platform to…"‘EMEA Has Been Identified As a Primary Region for OCP Technology Growth’"
Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom Data center owner and operator New Continuum Holdings Corporation, which operates New Continuum Data Centers and United Internet Exchange, LLC (United IX), recently announced that Trilogy Networks has selected its West Chicago facility as one of its metro edge locations. This partnership will allow Trilogy to leverage connections to United IX and effectively optimize mobile traffic routing, build the core of their network function virtualization (NFV) software platform and serve the…"New Continuum’s Chicago Facility Empowers Trilogy’s Network Offerings"
Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller As the mission critical world faces a growing labor shortage, the industry is working to create new pipelines for skilled workers. Data center expertise is a relatively new specialty that’s not on the curriculum at most major universities, so the data center sector is focusing on retraining employees from other fields. A notable success story in the retraining field is Salute Mission Critical, which since 2013…"Salute: Veterans Will Help Solve the Data Center Staffing Challenge"
Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry It’s been said that “sustainability is most often defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs. It has three main pillars: economic, environmental, and social. Informally these three pillars are referred to as people, planet, and profits.” In the data center industry, leaders such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Equinix have all taken a…"Data Center Sustainability and The Three R’s"