Data Center Frontier’s Top 10 Data Center White Papers of 2017

Jan. 3, 2018
Data Center Frontier’s top 10 data center white papers of 2017 reveal a variety of growing data center markets, as well as interest in data center logistics such as build versus buy, containment systems, DCIM and more.

The top 10 data center white papers of 2017 cover topics ranging from the expanding Northern Virginia Data Center Market to data center infrastructure management. 

Data Center Frontier’s top 10 data center white papers of 2017 reveal a variety of growing data center markets, as well as interest in data center logistics such as build versus buy, containment systems, DCIM and more.

Data Center Frontier Special Reports dominated the list of top 10 data center white papers of 2017. You can find special reports below on the hyperscale data center market and data center infrastructure management on the list — but geographic market reports were obviously top of mind for many readers. Special reports on the Northern Virginia, Boston, and New York/New Jersey data center markets share insights behind what is driving expansion in these top data center markets.

Among the top 10 data center white papers of 2017 you will be privy to insights from industry partners including Aligned Energy, RagingWire Data Centers, QTS, Sunbird, Iron Mountain and more. Check out what your peers are reading, and start the new year off with top insight stemming from today’s data center market:

#1: Data Center Frontier Special Report: Northern Virginia Data Center Market

Stay up to date on Northern Virginia—one of the fastest growing data center markets in the country.

Northern Virginia data center is the largest and most active in the United States. It is currently poised for a data center building boom. To learn more about the Northern Virginia’s data center market download this guide.

#2: Data Center Frontier Special Report: The Hyperscale Data Center Market

This Data Center Frontier Special Report on the hyperscale data center market examines the increasing need for data center and cloud resources from both the business and consumer service perspective and how it has led to the development of large-scale cloud-ready data centers built for hyperscale capabilities. Download this report for free.

#3: A New Approach to Cooling Changes the Chiller vs Free Cooling Conversion

Free cooling can dramatically reduce the power needed for data center cooling having a positive impact on your next colocation contract. To learn more about the new approach to Data Center cooling, download this guide.

#4: Data Center Frontier Special Report: Data Center Infrastructure Management

This special report will identify and quantify the questions and provide some answers to your DCIM strategy. It scrutinizes the operational and strategic business benefits and cost justifications, as well as the issues and processes the DCIM product suites are attempting to address or improve. To learn more about DCIM download this special report.

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#5: Data Center Build vs Buy

Today, organizations are more reliant than ever on technology to drive business imperatives and opportunities. In many cases IT leaders are recognizing that existing data centers may not suitable for this new era in IT in their current state, thus the next step is whether to build versus buy. To Learn more about the build versus buy debate download this white paper.

#6: The Hidden Costs behind Megawatt

At some point, every owner or general contractor operating in the mission critical space has been asked about their dollars per megawatt ($/MW) for a particular construction build. Under the right circumstances and in the right environment, a low $/MW ratio can be the measuring stick for success. However, every data center is different, and it is important to remember that $/MW is not the only factor that determines the quality, efficiency and cost of a data center build. Download this white paper to learn more about the real cost of a data center build.

#7: Data Center Frontier Special Report: Boston Data Center Market

Strong clusters of customers in higher education, biotechnology and the pharmaceutical sector drive demand for data center space in the Greater Boston market.

The Boston data center market is seeing increased demand driven by Big Data analytic and high performance computing companies. Rich Miller, Editor in Chief of Data Center Frontier, teaming up with datacenterHawk have created this free comprehensive guide to help you find the best data center space and partners in the Boston Data Center Market. Download it today.

#8: Comparing Containment Systems

This white paper examines and compares three data center containment systems and demonstrates that there are important differences to consider that distinguish one system over the others. It will help you to determine the best containment option for your data center requirements and your business goals. To learn more, download this white paper.

#9: Data Center Frontier Special Report: New York/New Jersey Data Center Market Report

The Digital Realty (Telx) data center in Clifton, New Jersey. (Photo: Rich Miller)

The New York/New Jersey data center market has begun to stabilize, as leasing has gradually absorbed vacant space. The region has recently seen new entrants, and some providers are seeing signs of a rebound. Download the new special report from Data Center Frontier and Digital Realty that explores how the New York/New Jersey data center market is changing.

#10: Data Center Pricing Models

It’s important to find a colocation data center provider who offers transparency, flexibility and specific pricing of resources, a data center like that allows IT leaders to find significant savings by aligning space, cooling, UPS power and pricing. To Learn More about Data Center Pricing, download this white paper.

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