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Data center owner/operators can now get a comprehensive assessment of their facilities’ electrical system and backup capabilities.
Uptime Institute report identifies key data center trends for 2020, and finds industry is expanding and increasingly embracing new technologies.
The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.
Does this lighting related technology have the capability to be the next step in the natural evolution of wireless internet technology indoors?
Failure to properly manage this critical part of data center infrastructure can cause serious issues, from increased operating costs to more expensive outages.
HiveIO, Inc. launched the Community Edition (CE) of Hive Fabric, offering a free trial of AI-ready virtualization software.
Hive Fabric is an all-in-one Software-Defined Data Center in an easy to deploy and manage platform.
The Uptime Institute 9th Annual Global Survey found enterprise data centers run majority of all IT workloads, with the need for resilience across hybrid infrastructure seen as a major focus.
“Smaller is better” echoes down many server rack corridors, followed by: “Is it going to simplify a process or save money?”
Which developments should you pay attention to for data center planning and operation?
Harnessing the power of the cloud, EcoStruxure IT Advisor delivers a simplified way to deploy data center management that is accessible anywhere and at any-time.
The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.
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.