5 Popular Data Center Trends for 2016 – A Not-So-New Year Ahead
As companies wrap up 2015 and begin to put their strategic plans in place to make 2016 a successful year, I am beginning to see some trends that have become universal across many of the verticals I work with at T5.
Partnering: A Win for All in the Data Center
Partnering allows businesses to focus on their core business while offering products they couldn’t otherwise provide. Data Centers can benefit, too.
In Data Center Design, Experience and Foresight
are Critical to Total Availability
Providing total availability for our customers is a matter of anticipating what can go wrong with a given data center design.
Changing the Rules: Consumable Infrastructure
Service Models Using Colocation
If you’re considering colocation today, consider how each provider can help you in the areas of DCIM, Cloud Connectivity, and Flexible Contracting.
Cultivating the Enterprise Mindset
To deliver the level of services and expertise that CIOs and IT personnel demand requires employing an “enterprise mindset.”
Data Center Success is the Product of Teamwork and Collaboration
When undertaking any kind of data center deployment, the best way to deliver a perfect data hall construction project is with collaboration and teamwork.
Reducing Energy Waste in the Data Center
It’s well understood that data centers are large consumers of energy. In fact, in 2013, U.S. data centers consumed 91 billion kilowatt hours of electricity – enough to power all of New York City for two years. It is both environmentally responsible and good business to apply strategies to reduce data center energy consumption. Learn more in this post by Joe Parrino, SVP, T5 Facilities Management.
The Importance of Critical Data Trending in the Data Hall
Capturing, interpreting and applying critical trend data as it pertains to critical infrastructure is crucial in the modern data center.
Incident Response: How We Prepare for the Unexpected?
Every data center operator should have an Incident Response Plan in place to deal with those unexpected failures.
Minimizing Human Error in Data Center Operations
Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to create a clockwork data center where you get the system up and just let it run?