The trend in data center construction has been to construct an entirely new building, designed to meet all kinds of demands, like maximum power and air conditioning efficiency. But alongside these greenfield developments, there have been some creative exceptions to the rule: old, abandoned structures which are given a new, modern life. Over the last few years, there has been an effort to convert abandoned buildings in densely populated urban… Read More
Data Center Relocation
What is a data center relocation? A data center relocation is a process of moving IT assets from one data center to another. It can also be referred to as a data center migration or a data center move. The global data center market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 2% during the period 2019-2025. Companies are outgrowing their existing infrastructure, increasing business capacity or launching new… Read More
Colocation is on the rise and renewable energy investments by data center and cloud providers in combination with modern hybrid cloud frameworks can make enterprise IT sustainability easier. Going Green All the major tech companies have loudly proclaimed their commitment to “going green,” and recently the pledges only grew bigger. Microsoft promised earlier this year that it would achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. Amazon made a similar promise last year,… Read More
In case you missed the June 7×24 Event, here are the videos of How and When to Move to a Data Center Colocation featuring Al Nichols from Silverback Data Center Solutions. Part 1 Presentation: How and When to Move to a Data Center Colocation Part 2 Q&A: Panel Discussion 7×24 Exchange SoCal Chapter Virtual Meeting, Summer 2020
Whether you run a large corporation or small business, planning a data center relocation is a task of monumental importance. The lead time for a data center move can be anywhere from several months to more than a year. In this blog post, we will look at six steps toward a successful data center relocation. But first, we’ll look at a few basic concepts. What is… Read More
Whether you’re migrating your data center down the block or across the country, data center relocations can be a challenge. To make sure none of your worst relocation fears come true, consider these four potential pitfalls that can and do happen when relocating your data center.