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Data Center World 2021

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World 2021 educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies like edge computing, co-location, hyperscale, and predictive analytics – all within a rapidly changing global business climate -- in order to give attendees a leg up on their competitors to become the new trailblazers of the data center.

What's Next? Planning For Tomorrow's IT Installation

Herb Villa  (Solutions Consultant, Rittal North America)

Location: S331BA

Date: Thursday, August 19

Time: 2:40pm - 3:40pm

Track: Advanced Data Center Strategies

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

What's Next? Planning For Tomorrow's IT Installation

From The Edge to the Hyperscale, IT, and the facilities supporting mission critical applications must prepare for tomorrow. The goal - Review What's Next and discuss strategies for adapting today's existing data center infrastructure to meet these new challenges.

High density deployments, Spine/Edge data centers, Cryptocurrency rigs, blockchain applications, OCP/Open Compute deployments ― today's new IT designs are pushing the limits of the traditional data center space. New appliances and applications demand unique solutions for data management in all kinds of environments, an expanded variety of installation spaces and critically – room to grow. How should you plan to accommodate these emerging technologies?

Discussion points will include:
• Discuss new technology and application disruptors
• Where does The Edge fit in to the new IT landscape
• Review installation criteria for new technologies
• Adapting existing infrastructure for the next application
• Planning for the next deployment – OCP, Power, Climate Control
• New solutions for new technologies

Takeaway

Develop a planning process to involve ALL affected parties - designers, facilities, operations, IT
Discuss emerging technologies and their impact on the `traditional' data center space
Define where The Edge really is
Open discussion of what else we see coming in the near future

Intended Audience

Develop a planning process to involve ALL affected parties - designers, facilities, operations, IT
Discuss emerging technologies and their impact on the `traditional' data center space
Define where The Edge really is
Open discussion of what else we see coming in the near future