Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

Two Paths for Data Center Location

When selecting a site for a data center, enterprises are faced with two categories – locations of corporate convenience or more remote locations where resources are cheap and plentiful, the local climate is friendly or increased security is provided. Read More

Cloud Lessons & LeMans Racing

Migration to cloud infrastructure and motor car racing have some interesting parallels. As Henry Ford II found out in 1964, just pulling together a team (solutions framework) with the right skills and components doesn’t mean your plan is fool-proof. Factors outside the framework can still ruin your plans. Read More

Measuring Available Redundant Capacity

Available Redundant Capacity is the term used in power planning that customers may not know, but they do ask for it daily. What they ask is, “Where can I safely add new IT equipment without overloading and potentially bringing down my facility?” Calculating ARC is the answer. Read More