Edge Data Center

What 5G and IoT Mean for the Future of the Data Center Industry

Last week, 7x24 Exchange - Southern California held its Summer 2021 virtual meeting. Attendees were treated to a fantastic presentation from Ricky Singh, Sr. Director Product Management at T-Mobile for Business, that covered 5G and IoT and the implications for the Data Center.  When smartphones first...

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10 Important 2021 Data Center Trends and Technologies

The global COVID-19 pandemic led to huge changes in the Data Center industry. According to Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell, technology “prevented a complete societal economic meltdown” by allowing the world to work, learn and play from home during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. CRN discusses...

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EYP Mission Critical Discusses Data Center Trends for 2021

After a difficult year dealing with the pandemic, Data Center owners and operators are on steadier ground and looking ahead to 2021. Steve Shapiro[1], Partner at EYP Mission Critical Facilities, looks at upcoming trends to consider how they will impact your Data Center. Data Centers must...

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Challenges and Opportunities for 2021: SoCal AFCOM Q1 2021 Virtual Meeting

Thanks to the effect of the pandemic, 2021 presents unique challenges and opportunities for IT organizations. In their Q1 update, SoCal AFCOM examined what the future is going to look like. A major theme of the conversation, as highlighted by IDC’s predictions for 2021, is...

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Digital Infrastructure Trends in 2021

The pandemic had a large impact on critical infrastructure providers and revealed the importance of digital across a wide range of industries and activities. With that in the background, the team from the Uptime Institute provided their thoughts about current developments in mission critical digital...

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Data Centers Rebounding Post-Pandemic

With pandemic-fueled increases in online work, education and entertainment, Data Centers of all types have proven their worth time and again in the last many months. These critical facilities have met the challenges of new workloads and changes in how they provide services.  They have...

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7×24 Exchange – So Cal Chapter Continues Virtual Data Center Education and Networking

COVID-19 has not slowed down the Southern California Chapter of 7x24 Exchange, as they continue to deliver impactful educational discussions.  Last week’s Zoom meeting was no different as Greg Stover of Vertiv made a great presentation on "High Density is Coming."  Following was an informative...

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5G and the Edge: What It Means for Data Centers

5G is here and growing fast!  Leviton Network Solutions, in a well-attended webinar last week, made recommendations for "preparing your Data Center infrastructure for the coming waves of 5G adoption." Leviton expects 1 billion 5G subscriptions by the end of 2023. With its faster speeds,...

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Data Center Agility

The Data Center world is changing—enterprises are closing down their traditional Data Centers, while also moving workloads off the public cloud. That means Data Center owners and operators are having to seriously rethink their strategies to best use their resources. Last month our President, Phil...

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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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