1. Views and Opinions on Green IT

    1. Data center location criteria best practices By Wendy Schuchart

      Data center location criteria best practices By Wendy Schuchart

      Do your customers care where your data lives? Probably not. As long as they get what they need immediately (or faster), they really don’t care if your data center location criteria puts your data in Miami or Mars. While real estate agents may stress “location, location, location” for the housing market, it feels like data center location doesn’t matter very much, especially when you hear about vendors selling locked and loaded data center containers meant to sit out on a hot black asphalt parking lot.

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    2. Tomorrow and Fusion Power by Doug Mohney

      Tomorrow and Fusion Power by Doug Mohney

      Fusion gives me a headache. It sounds sweet: low amounts of radioactive waste, unlimited power from the oceans and zero carbon emissions. I’m sure next week someone will suggest building a group of data centers around a fusion plant in order to solve the world’s energy and big data problems. But it will take data centers to unlock the long-standing promise of fusion power.

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  7. About the Editor

    Lisa Rhodes is Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Verne Global. Lisa is responsible for all aspects of customer interaction, marketing, and public relations. Over the past twenty years, she has held senior sales and operations roles in several global information and communications companies.