The Evolution of Data Centers: A Peek into the Innovation

In every business, innovation and evolution form the core of continual existence. This is becoming even more important in the data center business, where data is every business' most valuable asset. Several trends and advances drive the changes expected to take place in the data center world, and a few among those are already underway. With the goal to reduce costs and power consumption without compromising on service or reliability, here are some innovations that top the list.

Processors and memory

The Internet of Things Revolution and the Challenges It Brings to Data CentersThe cost and power consumption factors are demanding and stimulating thoughtful innovations in the architecture of a data center. Cheaper flash memory options, processors that consume less energy while driving servers and improvements in memory components all aim at using less energy and providing cost-effective solutions. As the need to store more data increases, businesses are hungry for cheaper solutions, and data centers seem up to the task of offering just that.

Key personnel

As the data center industry evolves and grows as a vital component of every business structure, personnel like data engineers are high on demand, too. As important as high numbers are, equally necessary is the need for these personnel to be in sync wit and knowledgeable about the latest innovations in the industry. Training these employment assets for their new roles will be a challenge the sector will be working towards with conviction.

Operating expenditure

The industry is set to take the next step and this means that priorities will change on the spending front, too. Innovations will make way for increased operational expenditure and businesses will revamp their investment strategies accordingly. These investment models will, in fact, begin to determine the continual success of a business.

The right balance

Traditional means of storage and backup will merge with new options, such as the cloud, and remote infrastructure will be in demand. While these facets of the data center are divided today, a mix is imminent. This mix will take the best in security, reliability and cost effectiveness from both the traditional and new in order to create a well-balanced structure.

At Lifeline Data Centers, we not only follow the latest trends in the business, but even drive them. Staying at the forefront in every facet of the data center evolution, we pride ourselves in offering the most innovative solutions, all through a fast-paced and highly flexible business structure. Contact us for more information today.

Alex Carroll

Alex Carroll

Managing Member at Lifeline Data Centers
Alex, co-owner, is responsible for all real estate, construction and mission critical facilities: hardened buildings, power systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and environmentals. Alex also manages relationships with the telecommunications providers and has an extensive background in IT infrastructure support, database administration and software design and development. Alex architected Lifeline’s proprietary GRCA system and is hands-on every day in the data center.
Alex Carroll