Data Center News

Keeping the Internet Running in a Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis is directly impacting critical facilities around the world and is making uptime and resilience more critical than ever. Thanks to stay-at-home directives, and the closed doors of many physical businesses, almost half of employed adults in the US are working from home….

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COVID-19 Takes Data Center Mainstream

Earlier this week, a piece in a legal journal caught our eye, as it builds on a trend we have seen throughout the COVID-19 pandemic: Data Centers are continuing to get more attention from mainstream sources and, despite the current economic situation, it further illustrates…

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KEY CONSIDERATIONS: HOW TO PROPERLY TRANSPORT A MODULAR DATA CENTER

Guest Blogger: Leroy Eifler, Chief Marketing Officer, FWF Logistics, LLC The growing demands in the data storage industry have led to a boom in Data Center construction over the past few years. In an industry that sends information at or near light speed, reliable transportation…

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AFCOM So Cal Chapter Meeting at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego

Last week, the Southern California Chapter of AFCOM held its Q1 meeting in La Jolla at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego.  Despite the Coronavirus scare, the turnout was great as attendees listened to presentations by Chris Jones of Dell and Greg…

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Have You Signed Up for Our Newsletter?

Last week, we released the January edition of DSI’s Data Center Digest. Our newsletter covers news about DSI, as well as what’s currently going on in the Data Center industry.  For example, the most recent newsletter has information regarding the robust growth expected for the…

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All Signs Point to Robust Data Center Activity in 2020

As we approach the end of January, all signs indicate strong Data Center growth for 2020 and beyond.  With numerous reports from analyst firms and recent announcements from global Data Center operators, the evidence validates what DSI has been predicting over the last year: strong…

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Research Highlights Real World Use of Edge Data Centers for the Delivery of Business Services

Earlier this week, RF Code released Edge Data Center Research that they commissioned. The research, conducted by a third party, set out to explore the adoption of Edge and how it will help drive business operations and customer experience.  RF Code highlights two sectors that…

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Southern California AFCOM Meeting Ends The Year on A High Note

Last week, AFCOM’s Southern California Chapter hosted its 8th Annual Holiday Social & Quarterly Educational Series at Crevier Classic Cars in Costa Mesa. In addition to looking at a vast vintage and exotic automobile collection, attendees were treated to the Swing Kittens who performed everyone’s…

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New Challenges in the Ever-Evolving Data Center Industry

Earlier this week, the 7×24 Exchange – Southern California Chapter hosted a packed meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Irvine, nearby Cyxtera’s LAX3 Data Center. Attendees were treated to a presentation by Herb Villa of Rittal (always entertaining!) about “What’s Next? Planning for Tomorrow’s…

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Phil Rafferty’s Thought Leadership Piece Featured at Data Center Dynamics

Earlier this week, Phil Rafferty’s piece Edge Computing and Modular Data Centers: A Marriage Made in Heaven was published at Data Center Dynamics. In the piece, Phil draws on DSI’s years of experience in designing and building modular data center deployments to highlight why edge…

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