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The largest Islamic bank in the world has been certified by Uptime Institute for its facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Modular data centers offer multiple benefits for organizations looking to add new data center space at a rate that addresses actual capacity increases.
Uptime Institute looks at edge computing, security threats, and resiliency among the trends for data center facility managers and IT professionals to watch in the coming year.
The increasing sophistication of the edge is among the data center trends to watch in 2019 as identified by Vertiv experts from around the globe.
Water mist suppression uses less water than a traditional sprinkler system, minimizing damage to data centers in the event of a fire.
The results of this 8th annual survey examines how operators are handling challenges, including the business case and cost of hybrid IT approaches.
Located deep below a layer of shale, Cavern Technologies' colocation data center relies on Schneider Electric’s solution platform to serve clients.
Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.
Significant developments, both internal and external, are impacting data center facilities.
The April 2018 issue features a look at lighting systems, wastewater recycling, restroom maintenance, and data center trends. Plus, how one school is building tornado-safe rooms.
The Hybrid Resiliency Assessment evaluates organizational infrastructure that spans traditional data centers, colocation facilities, and cloud environments.
Achieving efficiencies in data center management requires the distinction between power and energy.
Designed for roof-top or on-grade deployments, Ecoflair moves cooling from the data center floor to the facility exterior, freeing up white space for IT equipment.
Fairbanks Energy Services worked with its client vXchnge to reduce overall power usage in that company's Chappaqua, NY data center.
Part of a 20-year revitalization plan at Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, the new facility is named after "human computer" Katherine Johnson of "Hidden Figures" fame.
Uptime Institute has announced its TIER-Ready Program for equipment manufacturers, aimed at easing the planning process for data center facility managers.
A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.
The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.
Data center facilities implement Institute standards to mitigate risk and improve performance, and CNA has recognized the benefits.
Many enterprises are moving some applications to the cloud, but the vast majority of IT workloads are hosted in company-owned and colocation data centers, according to a new Uptime Institute survey.
IT and data rooms are usually access controlled, so a reliable fire suppression option is to install an automatic fire protection system that can be deployed instantly.
Uninterruptible power supply systems, a core component of mission-critical infrastructure in a data center, are frequently regarded as one of the biggest offenders with respect to energy loss in power distribution.
Find out about six data center infrastructure trends to watch in 2017, courtesy of Vertiv.
Comprehensive thermal optimization address cooling challenges caused by shifting IT loads, uneven server densities, and changes in facility configuration.
NetBotz 250 offers simplified data center security, combining environmental monitoring and rack access control into a single piece of equipment.
The provider of power, light and data products and expertise has created the program to advance connectivity and intelligence in the built environment and enhance the value of connected products.
Five facility and real estate professionals who intertwine sustainability and technology are recognized for their work during the 2nd Annual BOLD Awards.
The provider of engineering simulation software for data centers has introduced an Assessment Service for The Green Grid’s new Performance Indicator.
The BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager brings together security and deep application fluency to help deliver network-level security for enterprises and service providers.
The results of the first Cost to Support Compute Capacity Benchmark Study have been released by Emerson Network Power in conjunction with the Ponemon Institute.
This program is designed to significantly accelerate time-to-completion for data center white space build-outs, compared to traditional facility expansion strategies.
The Green Grid has developed the Performance Indicator metric to provide broader understanding of data center cooling performance, and future planning.
In January 2016, the ISO-Base Seismic Isolation Platform Technology from Instor was tested when a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Alaska.
Facility departments gain a holistic view of operational impact with data center infrastructure management tools.