At Data Center Frontier, we're focused on what's next for the data center industry. That was reflected in our 10 most popular posts for January, when readers gravitated to stories about generative AI, nuclear-powered data centers, and water-saving technology. There was also high reader interest in data center pricing and where it is heading.
Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in March, 2023 in order of article views:
- Google Developing New Climate-Conscious Cooling Tech to Save Water : Google is working on new cooling technologies that could dramatically slash the use of water in its data center operations. The initiative is part of the company's multi-faceted commitment to "climate-conscious" data center cooling.
- The Beginning of the End for FLAP?: Eric Boonstra, Vice President & General Manager Europe for Iron Mountain Data Centers discusses shifts in data center design and market geography.
- Nuclear-Powered Data Centers: Modular Reactors on the Horizon: Several projects feature data center campuses being colocated with existing nuclear power plants. Meanwhile, on-site nuclear power generation should be possible by the end of the decade, and may be boosted by news today from TVA.
- Data Center Pricing Continues to Rise as Supply Chain Issues Slow New Development: Constraints on availability of space and power contributes to increased prices and lack of availability.
- Generative AI: Game Changer for the Data Center Sector: Artificial intelligence will make its presence felt in the data center in new ways in 2023, as generative AI models enter everyday use through new services and augment search and office productivity apps. .
- Roundtable: What Comes Next for Data Center Pricing?: D Will the price of data center space continue to move higher? That's today's topic for the 4 data center experts in our DCF Executive Roundtable panel.
- LiquidStack Gets Investment from Trane to Advance Immersion Cooling: Immersion cooling specialist LiquidStack has received an investment from Trane Technologies, the global HVAC giant. The investment will enable LiquidStack to build a manufacturing facility and R&D lab in the United States.
- MegaCampuses and the Future of Data Center Geography : Data center projects exceeding 100 megawatts once seemed unthinkable, but have now become routine. Where will all these MegaCampuses be built?
- Equinix Will Host a Quantum Computer in its Tokyo Data Center: Equinix will house a quantum computing system from Oxford Quantum Circuit (OQC) at its TY11 Tokyo data center, helping OQC make quantum services accessible to global business.
- EdgeCore Digital Infrastructure Shifts into Building Mode Across the U.S.: EdgeCore Digital Infrastructure is shifting into construction mode across its network. Four months after being acquired by Partners Group, EdgeCore says it is positioned to make an impact in the U.S. data center market.
Education is part of our mission at Data Center Frontier. In our Voices of the Industry feature, we share the experience of data center executives on the front lines of innovation. Here’s a look at the most popular Voices columns for DCF readers last month:
- The Beginning of the End for FLAP? (Iron Mountain): Eric Boonstra, Vice President & General Manager Europe for Iron Mountain Data Centers discusses shifts in data center design and market geography.
- Helping CIOs Move Past the Hype: Taking Action on Sustainability with One Metric (Schneider Electric): Kevin Brown, SVP EcoStruxure Solutions, Secure Power Division at Schneider Electric, explains why prioritizing sustainability is critical for CIOS, but doesn't have to be a Herculean task.
- Keeping Your Cool While Getting Your Work Done (Nautilus Data Technologies): Mark Fenton, Product Marketing Manager at Cadence Design Systems, explores how modernizing legacy data centers with digital twin technology can help the industry meet its sustainability goals.
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