Decides operating own data center won’t make it agile enough for ongoing digital media expansion Read More
Data Center Strategies
This channel provides insights into data center strategies including topics like build vs lease; aliging data center strategies with corporate strategies., etc.
QTS Realty Trust has bought a data center in East Windsor, New Jersey, for $75 million from McGraw Hill Financial. The financial services firm will continue to occupy the data center as a tenant and customer of QTS services. It signed a 10-year lease with QTS, which includes a 15-year… Read More
Open source plays big role in hosting firm’s IaaS, PaaS, analytics, database management systems. Read More
Uptime survey: Colo spending grows, as enterprise spending shrinks, but do not expect enterprises to shift compute capacity to colos or cloud quickly. Read More
Let’s face facts – the modern data center has become an absolute integral part of any organization. We are no longer working with single data center nodes. Now, organizations must find ways to be truly distributed and ensure the highest resiliency for their data and infrastructure. A major part of… Read More
Hardware refresh cycles grew longer and more organizations tried to squeeze as much life as possible out of their data center environments. Unfortunately, there came a time when vintage systems could no longer meet modern demands. In fact, because of cloud computing, virtualization and even big data – data centers… Read More
The data center market is undergoing a period of growth and innovation, with over 51% of the respondent reporting plans to expand their data center operation in 2012. The trends identified in this report will help business and technology leaders in the enterprise space understand what their peers are doing to keep up with the rapid increase in new technologies and demands impacting their data center strategies. Read More
Data Center Knowledge surveyed its audience of over 225,000 data center operators on a variety of questions about their data center strategies and growth plans. One of the new questions this year asked about their key challenges and concern. Read More
Don’t let best practices, or stories of super-efficient designs cloud (pun intended) a data center strategy that should align with the business. In the finale of our Data Center Strategies guide, we examine the process of evaluating the buy vs. build decision. Read More
Efficiency and innovation have been driven into every aspect of the data center. Innovation for the data center changed the paradigm in many ways. This article is part of the Data Center Knowledge Guide to Data Center Strategies.