How will you future Data Centers look like? Specialists say that until the end of the decade, we shall assist a major architecture and physical infrastructure change, as a response to the increased scalability requirements, availability and reduction of operating costs. The final result shall be a new entity, both in shape and functionalities, incorporating mature technologies considered innovative today.
Because “the future is now”, let’s analyze together the tendencies of 2017 on the DataCenter market.
A great part of the tendencies listed above are already applied in products and solutions which shall be seen on display at the event DataCenter Forum 2017. If you wish to find out the benefits of the new technologies and how you can use them to increase efficiency, scalability and availability of Data Centers you operate, attend the most relevant event of the local technology market on May 11th, for Data Centers.
Free entrance, based on the registration on www.datacenter-forum.ro
“Bigger! Better! Faster!” is the basic formula for establishing the company requirements for the IT service providers, internal or external. In case of data centers, the “mantra” is translated by: more processing power, more storage, more band width. All without affecting availability and security levels. And, especially, without affecting the energetic efficiency.
These are perfectly legist expectations. But their compliance increases the loading level of the data centers infrastructure, management consumption and costs. And as predictive an IT architect might be and as many extra-provisioning measures he might take, the development potential of a Data Center is still limited.
Functional but efficient
During the last years, numerous centers with rigid infrastructures and low energetic efficiency reached the limit of physical extension and can no longer keep up to changes and new requirements of business processes. There are tens of such over-crowded Data Centers with electrical energy distribution centers and patch-panels which no longer keep up with the increase of energetic density and and cooling needs, with limited connectivity capacities and low efficiency security solutions.
But which continue to operate. Because the organizations owning and operating them fail to drop them because they consistently invested in them and are not ready to change the operating model. Or because they operate “legacy” models which conversion is difficult, expensive – especially! – risky and have security and conformity requirements limiting the possibility to migrate data and application in the Cloud. And especially because less companies afford to erase everything and rebuild a data center from scratch. Most of them consistently adapt to change.
Chance for survival
Even though it seems contradictive in the context of general adoption of Cloud, there is a “hope” also for companies which don’t want or cannot give up their own Data Centers. Technology constantly develops new, innovating solutions.
Gartner specialists, for example, recommend to organizations willing to amend centers’ energetic efficiency to invest mainly in developing immediate requirements. To focus on improving performance and on strategies of incrementing development, to monitor the energetic consumption and operational efficiency, to select and implement technologies, products and services providing an increased agility and to improve the availability level and physical and information security. These are pertinent recommendations, entailing either advanced internal competencies, or the services of system integrators in the Data Center area, with specialists and best practices checked in practice.
Physical limitation aren’t surmountable either. They can be solved, for example, through collocation service providers, which are the main increase vector on the data centers building market (+22% per year). Or by quick extensions – in less than half of the time necessary for a center to become operational – using micro-Data Center architectures or container data centers, with modular infrastructures, prefabricated (another market segment increased annually by 20%).
To value such opportunities it needs for the decision to be made with full knowledge, not only to understand the benefits, but also the challenges of a new technology.
Stay in touch with the industry innovations!
Data Center Forum 2017 provides viable responses to this challenge set, the expo-conference being one of the reference events of data centers industry from Romania. The event organized by Tema Energy, the local market leader for key-Data Centers design and performance, reunites the most important providers of electro-supply, ventilation, power back-up, security and communication solutions on the local market, the newest products being operated in the special display area of Crowne Plaza.
The event organized by Tema Energy ensures the possibility to relate to suppliers and integrators of systems for finding out directly how correct they can respond to promoted solutions and needs.
For the first time on the local market, Data Center Forum 2017 shall also include a workshop themed “Operation Management Best Practices”, run by Uptime Institute USA, the largest global certification organization for data centers and specialists in this field.
Register at http://messway.ro/wp49 to benefit from attending the event developed on May 11th, 2017 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Bucharest.
For best information solutions and direct contact with equipment and solutions, Tema Energy will organize a one day event, exclusively dedicated to professionals and technologies from the data center field. Therefore, you are expected at Data Center Forum, on May 11th at Crowne Plaza Bucharest. Stay connected to the event through the associated site www.datacenter-forum.ro.
Data Center Forum 2017 reunites 13 of the most relevant providers in the field, also partners of Tema Energy, exhibiting technologies dedicated to data centers on a surface of 550 sqm and shall debate the tendencies in this field during 15 presentation workshops. Uptime Institute, the organization which has globally defined the well-known Tier certification system, shall run, for the first time in Bucharest, the workshop „Data Center Management & Operations Best Practice“. Among the companies presenting during Data Center Forum 2017 shall be: Vertiv, Riello, APC by Schneider, Nexans, Caterpillar, Rittal, Uptime Institute USA, Hoppecke, Leoch, Pyralis, Toshiba, Carrier, Helinicksi Uniline.
We estimate that the local market for Data Centers, fix and mobile, is constantly developing, as surface, especially that the used technologies and operators need performance and efficiency. The Data Center Forum objective is to create a better connection between the employers and providers and to analyze the global tendencies from a practical perspective. This is the reason for which Uptime Institute decided to attend Data Center Forum 2017 with a workshop dedicated to good practices in the management and operation field. We propose to bring on the market a unique event, both by approach and technological diversity.
The Data Center Forum has solutions for all operational field of a Date Center, availability for operators and for the companies willing to manage their own infrastructure. You will be able to evaluate climate solutions, electro-supply (UPSs, batteries, generators), fire detection and extinguishing, security, communication and networking, IT equipment, monitoring and maintenance etc. In addition, Tema Energy shall display a mobile Data Center model, developed on an already used concept, by several Romanian private companies and public institutions.
Data Center Forum 2017 shall take place on May 11th, at Crowne Plaza Bucharest. Free entrance, based on invitation or registration on the website www.datacenter-forum.ro.