Datapod: Modular Data Center Blog

Tier Data Center: Datapod work with organisations to achieve certification

Posted by Adam Smith on Sep 10, 2015 10:58:00 AM

The Datapod modular data center system is designed to enable whichever level of resilience is required by the customer, ensuring mission-critical IT can be configured to be operational at a Tier level appropriate to the business and the mission, even providing up to Tier IV data center fault tolerance if required.

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Topics: Data center design, Tier Data Center

When lightning strikes: How to reduce data centre downtime

Posted by Gordon Watson on Sep 7, 2015 3:09:00 PM

The recent lightning strikes that caused a Google data centre in Belgium to lose data and restore some information highlights the importance to anticipate and manage critical data centre assets.

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Topics: data center, data center redundancy, Data center design

Modular data hall provides turnkey solution

Posted by Gordon Watson on Aug 25, 2015 11:51:00 AM

Modular data center solutions are renowned for providing a turnkey data hall solution within a short time frame.

As a leading specialist, Datapod’s scope of work includes the supply and installation of a pre-configured data center solution including the detailed design, manufacture, supply, installation, co-ordination, testing, commissioning and maintenance of the system and associated services.

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Topics: Fire suppression, Data hall

Data Center Design: A comprehensive look into modular data center technology

Posted by Gordon Watson on Aug 19, 2015 10:25:00 AM

Implementing leading data center design is critical to the future success of organisations around the world.

As the world becomes more connected online and ‘internet of things’ technologies increase, so to do the demands on managing and processing data and the data centers themselves.

The Datapod DATA CENTER 2.0 ‘The Perfect Storm Has Arrived’ White Paper provides a comprehensive and practical look into modular data center technology and how the technology can be applied to meet the challenges faced by organisations around the world.

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Topics: modular data center, Data center design

Data center design turns conventional thinking on its head

Posted by Gordon Watson on Aug 14, 2015 2:56:00 PM

The ability to ‘right-size’, deploy faster, and scalability means the modular approach is turning conventional data center design on its head.

The modular data center design also simplifies the process. For example, a Datapod System can be designed using any number of different modules and in a number of different configurations, so the needs of the customer can be met.

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Topics: Data center design

10 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DATAPOD’S MODULAR DATA CENTER

Posted by Gordon Watson on Aug 5, 2015 3:56:00 PM

In this blog post we take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions about Datapod’s modular data center system.

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Topics: frequently asked questions

Five Things CIOs And IT Directors Look For In A Data Center

Posted by Gordon Watson on Jul 24, 2015 12:58:00 PM

5 things CIOs look for in a data center

In today’s world, unfettered and uninterrupted access to data and applications is a mission-critical part of business.

As CIOs consider how to address their enterprise data center needs, the discussion often shifts between building a traditional data center customized to the c

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Topics: modular data center

5 Differences Between Modular and Traditional Data Centers

Posted by Adam Smith on Jul 24, 2015 10:36:00 AM

Advantages of modular data center Data center technology is at the center of the mobile, cloud, information and social media economy. 

We know the data center is a location housing servers and communication systems enabling businesses to run websites, cloud based software and other information and bandwidth rich systems.

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Topics: Data center infrastructure, Datapod data center capability, Data center design

Data center needs of public utilities

Posted by Adam Smith on Jul 8, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Power companies, gas and water utilities rely increasingly on services arranged in "smart grids." Advanced metering and service distribution around the grid can generate huge amounts of data. Once the data processing system is fully developed utilities will be able to receive and apply information with an unprecedented level of detail. The availability of this detailed information will profoundly affect the relationship between utilities and their consumers.

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Topics: Data Center Industry

Free Data Center Cooling Video

Posted by Ben Rankin on Jun 23, 2015 5:21:00 PM

Cooling is essential to an energy efficient data center.

Watch this video to see how Datapod maximizes data center cooling performance, energy efficiency and overall resilience of the cooling systems.

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Topics: Data Center Cooling