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Micro data centres doing the bridgework for IoT  

The fight for data centre efficiency is a never ending one. Yet despite the best laid plans, data centre architectures continue to go through multiple iterations before achieving a functional end. The latest concept that is gaining attention with enterprises and small businesses alike is the micro data centre (mDC). Some will argue that micro […]

Maurice F. Zetena II, VP, data centre technology, network solutions, Leviton

Rhonda Ascierto, research director, datacenter technologies & eco-efficient IT, 451 Research

451 Research: Schneider Electric dances on its toes in response to changing datacenter demand 2  

While the single cloud is no longer on the futurists’ radar, in their research into Schneider Electric’s evolving data centre strategy presented below, 451 Research analysts Rhonda Ascierto and Andy Lawrence explore some of the market response to a particular form of consolidation – the rise of the hyperscale facility, and the decline of the on-premise enterprise […]


Medium voltage AC: Big Data? ‘Big Power’ isn’t far behind  

Context: an evolving standard for power distribution Data center operators are under intense pressure to maximize the efficiency of data centers. To maintain competitiveness in a race in which rack density increases and power consumption keeps pace to meet increasing demand for service delivery, data center operators are looking for ways to improve the efficiency […]

Dave Sterlace, market development manager for data centers and critical power, Thomas & Betts (ab ABB company)

Paul Kennedy, president, Kennedy Management Partners

Revisiting the open organization  

As former president of IDC Canada and marketing director with the Canada Systems Group, reviewer Paul Kennedy has long term experience with both technology and organizational structures, which allows him to provide a unique perspective on management issues. Paul now heads up Kennedy Management Partners, a boutique consulting firm aimed at advising smaller, technology-based companies. […]


Microgrids: integration for power cost and control

Context: microgrid and data center synergies Autonomous energy networks that integrate distributed power resources, matching this with local energy loads to service localized demand, microgrids are perhaps best described in opposition to the supergrid – or national grid systems built by the utility companies. In contrast to the super or macro grid, which features centralized […]

Mary Allen, managing editor, InsightaaS