data centers

Diode Ventures and Tenebris Fiber Agree to Co-Develop Long-Haul Dark Fiber Route in Virginia

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Diode Ventures, a global turnkey asset development company, and Tenebris Fiber, a dark fiber provider in Virginia, have agreed to co-develop an approximate 630-mile network from Virginia Beach, VA to Ashburn, VA to offer dark fiber services in Virginia. The network will connect the VA Beach Landing Station to public and private data centers and network operators situated along the world’s most highly trafficked Internet route.

Let’s Embrace Distributed Infrastructure to Decrease Power Outages

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By Wes Denton, Managing Director, Data Centers

Data Center operators and businesses need predictability in their power supplies. Their infrastructure has to operate regardless of grid stability, weather conditions and other factors that threaten their systems.

Network problems, IT system failures and hosting disruptions are significant reasons for data center outages. The biggest culprit, though, remains interrupted power supply, according to research from the Uptime Institute.

Rich Reyher on PayPal’s Data Centers Going Green

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For Rich Reyher, transitioning to clean energy isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s a necessary investment in our future. As Senior Director of Global Data Center Services, Rich oversees PayPal’s data centers worldwide—and understands the high-magnitude of energy these buildings consume. He’s determined to run these energy-hungry buildings with completely renewable resources. 

The Reliable Power Solution Behind Data Centers

Turning to new innovations in demand response
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Protecting and encrypting data is a sought-after resource in the digital age—and data centers are vital in keeping tech platforms and companies online and customer information safe.

5 EHS Tips for Protecting & Bolstering Your Tech Brand's Reputation

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Most tech companies operate low health and safety risk facilities. This does not mean that they cannot have EHS incidents that could damage their reputation and their business.

Data Centers: Planning for the Edge

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Massive projected surges in data transmission are expected to challenge current network capabilities in the U.S., making where analytics and compute take place increasingly important. With network data expected to grow from 1 trillion gigabytes (1 zettabyte) in 2016 to 180 zettabytes in 2025, what are the implications for data centers and their future infrastructure requirements?

Edge Computing Promises Significant Impacts on Data Center Planning

Black & Veatch white paper examines edge computing considerations for data networks
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, June 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A new Black & Veatch white paper examines the emerging deployment of edge computing and its impacts on data center infrastructure planning. Developed in partnership with DCD (formerly DatacenterDynamics), the white paper analyzes drivers, use cases and strategies to prepare for the edge computing evolution.

Life in the Data Center: Recognizing Common Hazards for Data Center Workers

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Data centers contain critical company infrastructure and private customer information. These assets must be kept secure and functional 24/7 to maintain and enhance company business and brand reputation.

But it is not just the data and equipment that is essential to data center functionality—how do companies put worker safety and well-being, along with environmental health and safety (EHS) compliance as a top priority, while meeting the rigorous demands of business objectives?

Best Practices for Colocation Data Centers: A Guide to Maximizing Renewable Energy Mix

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Commissioned by BSR’s Future of Internet Power collaborative initiative, a new BSR working paper presents best practices and exploratory concepts to help colocation data center (colo) owners and users address the challenges and opportunities to maximizing the use of renewable energy at colo facilities in the United States.

AECOM and Project Frog Announce New Partnership

Rapid Deployment Team Launches New Converge™ Data Center Building Kits
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., November 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, and Project Frog, Inc., the leading innovator in advanced component buildings, are pleased to announce the formation of a partnership to address the increasing need for data centers.

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