Data Center Industry News and Insights from Uptime Institute
Data Center Industry News and Insights from Uptime Institute
Data Center Industry News and Insights from Uptime Institute
Uptime Institute Journal is our industry blog, collecting commentary and insights from our global consultants, partners and network of thousands of clients world-wide.
Uptime Institute Journal is our industry blog, collecting commentary and insights from our global consultants, partners and network of thousands of clients world-wide.

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Mixed resiliency at the edge

Mixed resiliency at the edge

Many analysts have forecast an explosion in demand for edge data centers. After a long, slow start, demand is beginning to build, with small, prefabricated and mostly remotely operated data centers ready to be deployed to support a varying array of applications.
Does the spread of direct liquid cooling make PUE less relevant?

Does the spread of direct liquid cooling make PUE less relevant?

The power usage effectiveness (PUE) metric is predominant thanks to its universal applicability and its simplicity: energy used by the entire data center, divided by energy used by the IT equipment.
Mixed resiliency at the edge

Mixed resiliency at the edge

Many analysts have forecast an explosion in demand for edge data centers. After a long, slow start, demand is beginning to build, with small, prefabricated and mostly remotely operated data centers ready to be deployed to support a varying array of applications.
Does the spread of direct liquid cooling make PUE less relevant?

Does the spread of direct liquid cooling make PUE less relevant?

The power usage effectiveness (PUE) metric is predominant thanks to its universal applicability and its simplicity: energy used by the entire data center, divided by energy used by the IT equipment.

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Learning from the OVHcloud data center fire

The fire that destroyed a data center (and damaged others) at…
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How data center operators can transition to renewable energy

Transitioning to renewable energy use is an important, but not…
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Extreme weather affects nearly half of data centers

Recent extreme weather-related events in the US (the big freeze…
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Data center staff shortages don’t need to be a crisis

In every region of the world, data center capacity is being…
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Extreme cold — a neglected threat to availability?

In Uptime Institute’s recent report on preparing for the extreme…
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Network problems causing ever more outages

Power failures have always been one of the top causes of serious…

Data center staff on-site: engineering specialists or generalists?

The pandemic has led to a renewed interest by data center managers…
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Ensuring physical security in uncertain times

Recent events have heightened concerns around physical security…
Critical Infrastructrure Innovation in 2021

A Surge of Innovation

Data center operators (and enterprise IT) are generally cautious…
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Sustainability: More challenging, more transparent

Through 2021 and beyond, the world will begin to recover from…

Edge Computing – The Next Frontier

One of the most widely anticipated trends in IT and infrastructure…
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Accountability – the “new” imperative

Outsourcing the requirement to own and operate data center capacity…

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