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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COVID-19: What worries data center management the most?

To date, the critical infrastructure industry has mostly managed…
Service Outages2020

Pandemic is causing some outages and slowdowns

To date, media coverage of the impact of COVID-19 and the lockdowns…

COVID-19: What worries data center management the most?

To date, the critical infrastructure industry has mostly managed…
Service Outages2020

Pandemic is causing some outages and slowdowns

To date, media coverage of the impact of COVID-19 and the lockdowns…

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Recover heat, re-charge power

Recently I attended the Data Center Dynamics (DCD) Smart Energy…
Proposed Data Center building standard and batteriesGetty

Proposed NFPA 855 battery standard worries Data Center industry

A furious — but late — response to the National Fire Protection…
The Business Case for Smart Power is ElusiveUptime Institute, 2019

The Business Case for Smart Energy is Still in the Making

Smart Energy is getting a lot of airplay in the data center world…
The Renewed Push for Renewable EnergyGetty

Renewed Pressure for Renewables to Power the Data Center

In a recent presentation at the Energy Smart data center conference…
Server Virtualization Reduces Data Center Capacity RequirementsGetty

For most, virtualization reduces data center capacity demand more than anything else

The public cloud is dampening demand for data center capacity…
Data Center Skills ShortageGetty Images

The Data Center Staffing and Skills Shortage is here NOW!

Sometimes it can be hard to get people to talk about their issues…
The Trend of PUE in 2019Uptime Institute

Is PUE actually going UP?

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One of the more intriguing results of the Uptime Institute Global…
Data Center Outage Severity Rating SystemUptime Institute, 2019

Comparing the severity of IT service outages: Uptime Institute's Outage Severity Rating

Avoiding IT service outages is a big concern for any operator…
Data Center AI Creates New RisksGetty

Data Center AI (Artificial Intelligence) Creates New Risks

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in data centers to…

"Think Globally, Act Locally": Re-Evaluating Data Center Resiliency in the Face of Climate Change

The 1970s-era environmental phrase “Think globally, act locally,”…

NEXTDC: Obsessed with the details so our customers' business is always available

This is a guest post written by Brett Ridley, Head of Central…
Fiber Optic Cables in Data Center

Application Resiliency vs. Infrastructure Resiliency

Software enabled application resiliency is now playing a significant…