Posts Tagged ‘datacenter 2.0’

The evolution of datacenter design

What is it that clients want from a datacenter? Well, that’s entirely dependent on the client. Connectivity and uptime are always important to every customer, and any service has to come at the right price. The ecological impact and desire to be carbon neutral is also a key factor for a client’s choice of datacenter. There is an array of eco-friendly datacenters where power usage effectiveness (PUE) is decreasing rapidly, but the industry average is still around 2.0.

 

The problem is most datacenters are old, and updating these buildings is costly and complicated for both the datacenter and its clients.  But new build datacenters are introducing more and more innovative design to help reduce PUE, a consequential fall out cost for the client. Innovative design and investment in research and development is vital for the industry.  Here are a few things to look out for if you’re in search of a new, sustainable datacenter.

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