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The Data Center of Everything

Jim Kothe
Read Time 3 min.

The Data Center of Everything Why is today’s data center called the “data center of everything”? Because data centers provide security, full transparency, management and co-management, which are all critical factors essential to the rapidly changing corporate IT environment. The data center has become the foundation for the IT environment and houses the latest in technology advancements so you...

What to Know Before Taking a Data Center Tour

Anthony Estelle
Read Time 4 min.

What to Know Before Taking a Data Center Tour Touring a data center can be intimidating if you don’t know what to look for or what questions to ask. Many data centers will have the same basic components and the tours will begin to blend together if you aren’t asking the right questions. Also, do not be afraid to...

What You Should Know About Data Centers: Insights from an Expert Roundtable

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 3 min.

Data Center Insights Columbus Business First magazine conducted a roundtable discussion on all things data centers with area leaders in the field, including Expedient’s own Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Bryan Smith, as well as Phil Smith of Racksquared, Kim Gerhart of Cologix, Jason Harris of CeraNet and Michael Minnich of NetGain Information Systems. The discussion was informative...

Technology Considerations for Data Center Efficiency

Ed Dzurko
Read Time 4 min.

Data Center Efficiency Going green continues to grow in popularity as many companies and industries look to adopt “green,” eco-friendly policies in the workplace. The data center industry is no different. Colocation providers will need to modernize and become more energy efficient as requirements, and expectations for green facilities continue to grow. Data centers are one of the fastest-growing...

New Slim-Line 2.0 Cages = Great Space and Cost Savings

Ed Dzurko
Read Time 3 min.

New Slim-Line 2.0 Cages = Great Space and Cost Savings Opting for a secure, private cage in a data center environment demands a lot of space on the data center floor, making it expensive for the customer and taking away valuable floor space that can no longer be used by other customers. Traditional cages don’t make optimal use of...