Modular Data Centers

Iceland: Where Mixed Modular Design Meets Free Cooling

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The diversity of modular data center design can be seen in a single large room in Reykjavik, Iceland. That’s where the Advania Thor Datacenter has added new capacity using a “modular room” assembled from pre-built components, which sits alongside a pair of stacked container-style modules. Read More

Modular Data Center Due Diligence

Modular solutions can benefit a variety of businesses and requirements — but not all. Similar to any data center project, proper planning is paramount. While predicting future IT requirements can be more guessing than science, it is still a vital part of the larger strategy. Investigating a modular approach means optimizing your research and making that perfect fit for realizing your objectives. Read More

The Modular Data Center Market

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With the modular market developing in the industry, there has been some tremendous innovation and engineering design efforts put into solutions. The modular market is maturing with even more large enterprises actively deploying the modular data center platform. Read More

Why Consider a Modular Data Center?

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Two of the biggest reasons typically listed for the problem with data centers are capital and speed of deployment. The traditional brick and mortar data center takes a lot of money and time to build. Furthermore, the quick evolution of supporting technologies further entices organizations to work with fast and scalable modular designs. Outside of those two primary drivers there are many benefits and reasons listed for why a modular data center approach is selected.
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What is a Modular Data Center?

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The concept of a modular data center solution has eluded definition, if not comprehension. Through the short history of modular solutions and vendor marketing, a definition and categorization of solutions has emerged. This is the second article in the series, DCK Guide to Modular Data Centers. Read More

DCK Guide to Modular Data Centers

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The data center infrastructure has evolved far beyond a centralized solution. Now, with cloud computing, more data demands, and distributed environments — there is a greater than ever need for agility. In creating a more flexible data center solution, organizations are seeing the direct benefits in working with modular designs. A modular data center is an approach that implies a prefabricated module or a method for delivering data center infrastructure in a modular fashion. Read More

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