Voices of the Industry

Our Voices of the Industry feature showcases guest articles on thought leadership. Education is part of our mission at Data Center Frontier. With Voices of the Industry, we tap the experience of data center executives on the front lines of innovation and market dynamics, and share their insights with our readers. Learn more about participating in the Voices of the Industry guest article program.
Stream Data Centers

Data Center Development in an AI World

AI has gone mainstream, and the impact is reverberating everywhere. Mike Licitra, Vice President of Solutions Architecture at Stream Data Centers, has been watching the trend ...

Cadence Design Systems

Unlocking the Power of Liquid Cooling: Separating Hype from Reality

Mark Fenton of Cadence, explains that while liquid cooling has many benefits, data center operators should still utilize complementary tools, like data center digital twins, to...
Iron Mountain Data Centers

Navigating Industry Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of Generative AI

Mark Kidd, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Iron Mountain Data Centers & Asset Lifecycle Management, takes a look at how Generative AI is reshaping the data center ...
Cabinets inside a data hall in an EdgeConneX data center facility. (Photo: EdgeConneX)

Supplying Clean Power: Utilities and Power Grids

Raj Chudgar, Chief Power Officer at EdgeConneX, explains how Carbon-Free Energy (CFE) can diversify the use of clean energy sources and power a carbon-free future for data centers...
CNet Training
Source: CNet Training

The Value of a Certified Workforce

Alan Cook, CNet Training’s Business Development Manager, outlines five characteristics that valued certification have in common – and why investing in professional certification...
Source: Chatsworth Products
Source: Chatsworth Products

Digital Resilience: Merging IT Growth with Environmental Responsibility

John Thompson, Field Application Engineer for Chatsworth Products, explains why the right cabinet ecosystem is a cornerstone in promoting and improving eco-friendly practices....
Thapana_Studio / Shutterstock.com
Source: Thapana_Studio / Shutterstock.com

Data-Breach Defense: Data Centers are The Biggest Play For Financial Services

Mark Cooley, Vice President of Security and Compliance at Involta, explains how third-party data centers have become critical partners for financial services companies in the ...
VIAVI Solutions
Network Cloudification: Distributed, Disaggregated, Cloud-Native, and Fully Automated (Source: VIAVI Solutions)

Addressing the Pain Points of the Hyperscale Ecosystem

Sameh Yamany, CTO at VIAVI Solutions, shares insights on how hyperscale pain points can be resolved in the 5G era.
iStock, courtesy of EdgeConneX
Source: iStock, courtesy of EdgeConneX

AI’s Yellow Brick Road

Phillip Marangella, Chief Marketing and Product Officer for EdgeConneX, outlines what data center providers must do to enable the full potential of AI.