The Top 10 Data Center Stories for March 2022

April 1, 2022
CyrusOne’s next chapter, NVIDIA’s new hardware, and Northern VIrginia’s shortage of development sites were the most popular stories for readers of Data Center Frontier in March 2022.

Acquisitions. Hardware. Land. They all shape the trajectory of the data center sector, and are featured in the most popular stories at Data Center Frontier for March.

The top reader favorite was our coverage of CyrusOne completing its $15 billion deal to be acquired by two prominent investment firms. NVIDIA rolled out powerful new GPU-driven hardware at its annual GTC conference, which offer new capabilities to use AI to transform business operations – and the data centers behind them. With site selection at the forefront this year, companies pursuing land banking strategies in Northern Virginia are finding it harder to locate good development sites.

Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in March 2022, in order of article views:

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:

  • Water is Life (Stream Data Centers): Water is a resource we must acknowledge as finite, and we must safeguard it accordingly. Stream Data Center’s Chris Bair and Yvonne Deir share their perspectives on data center water use and how to optimize water consumption.
  • How The Supply Chain Crisis Should Change Our Approach Moving Forward (ProLift Rigging): While the supply chain crisis has had major negative effects, there are some positives from our current situation. Bill Tierney, Senior Vice President, at ProLift Rigging explores key lessons that can be learned from the supply chain crisis.
  • Living on the Edge (Kohler Power Systems): The edge is no longer a specific size or as precise of a place as it once was, but just because it has grown more complex doesn’t mean that we can’t distinguish what or where it is. Sean Farney, Director of Data Center Marketing at Kohler Power Systems explores the ever evolving definition of the edge.

Be sure to check out all of our Voices columns, including insights from DataBank, Future Facilities, QTS Data Centers, Rackline and Schneider Electric.

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Rich Miller

I write about the places where the Internet lives, telling the story of data centers and the people who build them. I founded Data Center Knowledge, the data center industry's leading news site. Now I'm exploring the future of cloud computing at Data Center Frontier.