Join the conversation during our Modernizing the Data Center online Summit as experts discuss what technologies and trends will shape the #DataCenter in 2020, intelligent network modernization strategies, and more. Spending on enterprise data center infrastructure grew by 13 percent in the last year, according to a report from Synergy Research Group. With a 23 percent growth in cloud-enabled infrastructure, IT leaders must explore avenues outside of traditional, non-cloud infrastructure if they want to future proof their data center. From SD-WAN and Software-Defined Data Centers, join infrastructure experts as they discuss what technologies and trends will shape the Data Center in 2020.
Corning Optical Communications has released it’s updated Bill-of-Materials Tool. The Excel-based LANscape Solutions Bill-of-Materials Tool serves as a fast and easy resource for identifying the fiber-optic products needed for any given local area network or data center project.
Supporting low-latency data applications and ‘standard’ telco services in the same facility will require operators to develop two different mindsets. At the same time as supporting the “rip and replace” data center approach, it will also be necessary to support the evolving needs of the traditional central office infrastructure over a long lifetime. But, as with any change in approach, it’s inevitable that planning and managing converged services in central offices will require its own best practices – and offer its own unique challenges.
Facebook’s new solar project will see its Newton County data center hub powered by 100% renewable energy. Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has signed a contract with Silicon Ranch on behalf of Facebook for a new solar project as part of its agreement to supply the renewable energy that will be used to power Facebook’s data center in Newton County, Georgia.
Data centers are popping up all over the Midwestern U.S. region to support the ever-growing demand for bandwidth and data, and many of them are reaching capacity. Heartland recognized this fact as an opportunity to diversify its portfolio, and set its designs on converting it’s central office into a new colocation data center with help from Graybar, Corning and Schneider Electric.
LC reversible uniboot patch cords are terminated with premium grade zirconia ceramic ferrule connectors and supplied with either a single 2.4 mm or 2.0 mm diameter duplex cable to improve space saving and flexibility in your #datacenter
DCI is no longer just about data centers — it’s important for organizations to interconnect their data centers with cloud service providers (CSPs), global internet exchanges (IXs) and their customers’ and partners’ networks. They need the flexibility to connect their physical locations with CSPs and IXs to deliver truly cloud-centric solutions.
Stack Infrastructure has acquired a purpose built, Tier III data center with 17 acres for future development in New Albany, Ohio. The campus is positioned within the ‘Golden Triangle,’ a geographic area linking Northern Virginia, Northern New Jersey, and Chicago, where the majority of data transmission in the U.S. occurs, resulting in robust fiber-optic and electrical infrastructure.
Panduit received three Cabling Innovation Awards from Cabling Installation & Maintenance. Receiving the platinum award is Panduit’s PoE Extenders that extend Power over Ethernet (and data) beyond the 100-meter channel. Receiving Gold Awards were Lucas Oil Stadium, which uses OmniStream™, Atlona’s AV over IP solution and the Codisa Data Center.
The more data center managers know about extending the life of their equipment and infrastructure, the better prepared they’ll be to influence the procurement process and take advantage of funds that do become available. Two tactics to consider are: Dark fiber. Many ISPs installed more fiber than was initially needed and dark fiber can be activated and leased; and extend the life of existing fiber optic connections by upgrading termination equipment.