Wouldn’t it be cool to have a time machine like Marty McFly in “Back to the Future” to see what technology will be in 20 and 30 years from now? Unfortunately, that’s only possible in the movies.
In What will the next big data center transformation look like?, Stephen J. Bigelow gives us a look into the next-generation data center. He describes the transformation in data centers will be “more science and less fiction” and will focus on refining technologies for power, cooling and facility design.
Data Center Power
With the increase of mobile computing and social networking, the demand for power will still increase even if companies are shifting towards outsourcing or cloud hosting providers. Next-generation data centers will look to more efficient servers and power alternatives to help reduce power consumption.
Data Center Cooling
Experts are predicting that cooling technologies will be refined and data centers will look to adopt alternative systems.
Data Center Facilities
Could Wind Farms Power Michigan Data Centers?
Globally, data centers are seeing increases in their power consumption as well as higher energy costs. If you combine these factors together, you can understand why CIOs and data center operators are looking to alternative energy resources to reduce energy … Continue reading →
Michigan – The Next Cool Thing for Data Centers
Keeping cool is the number one cost for data centers. With rows and rows of servers and equipment producing heat, data centers have traditionally been cooled by using air conditioning. This is an inefficient way to cool data centers and … Continue reading →
Investing in Data Center Efficiencies – Part One
Do you know what the greatest operating expense is for data centers? Energy costs. Steadily rising over the years, the cost of energy now makes up 25 percent of a data center’s total operating costs, says InformationWeekly.com. In a year-long … Continue reading →
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