Modular Data Centers

Uptime: Modular Design Offers CapEx Savings

John Stanley

Are modular data centers cheaper to deploy than traditional raised-floor data center space? Usually. But it’s complicated. That’s the verdict from 451 Research which studies the economics of modular designs and detailed its findings this week at the Uptime Symposium. Read More

IO Partner Network Extends Modular Vision

A row of IO Anywhere data center modules at the IO Phoenix facility.

IO is forming a network of colocation providers that will use its IO.Anywhere modular data centers to expand their data center capacity. The first partner in the program is FORTRUST, a colocation and disaster recovery specialist in the Denver region. Read More

The Modular Data Center Conundrum

The term “modular” is so frequently used in today’s data center industry that it can often be confusing for customers to decipher which application best suits their needs. These solutions, no matter how tenuously their relationship to modularity, are the products of organizations’ growing need to add data center capacity. This means that customers must frequently accept solutions that only partially address their requirements. Read More

Closer Look: Modular Data Center Park in Denmark

In this video, AST Modular Chief Executive Officer Henry Daunert provides a detailed walk-through of a data center container park in two locations in Denmark, whch used 21 containers to provide power, coooling, generators and compute capacity for a financial customer. Read More

Video: Shipping A Data Center 1,000 Miles

What’s involved in moving a 5,000 square foot data center nearly 1,000 miles across the ocean? This video documents how Colt shipped a 5,000 square foot data center from northern England to Reykjavik, Iceland for its customer, Verne Global. Read More

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