Datapod: Modular Data Center Blog

HOW TO SPECIFY A DATAPOD MODULAR DATA CENTER

Posted by Adam Smith on Jan 28, 2016 10:23:20 AM


Designing a data center can be difficult - few people ever get to do this because for most organizations it's a once in 10 years requirement.   In the past, when every server room, computer room or data center was unique, this was a difficult proposition.  You needed to have or have access to a wide range of skills, not just around the IT requirement but a full multi-disciplinary spectrum including engineering (power, cooling, civil), project management, and of course financial skills.  It's quite likely that the one-time engineered facility designed and built for your needs shared some characteristics with other facilities, but was essentially unique, a one-time engineered facility with all the unique problems, costs and delays that come with it.

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Topics: data center

Preparing a data center tender: Proximity, power an tier certification

Posted by Gordon Watson on Oct 9, 2015 11:45:00 AM

Many organisations are still stuck in the old paradigm when preparing a data center tender, not knowing the industry has moved significantly since the last time they went to tender, and in some cases not knowing what new technologies are available and how that would actually better suit their organisation’s needs.

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Topics: data center, Data center design

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

Two stage modular data center deployment

Posted by Gordon Watson on Feb 16, 2015 9:26:00 PM

Datapod: Two Stage Modular Data Center Deployment from Datapod on Vimeo.

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Topics: modular data center, Data center design, Data center infrastructure, data center

A brief look at what makes Datapod a complete data center solution

Posted by Gordon Watson on Jan 16, 2015 12:06:00 PM


Datapod has been at the forefront of modular data center design and construction since 2007.

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Topics: data center, modular data center

Data center security and big data issues facing the CIO

Posted by Adam Smith on Oct 27, 2014 10:30:00 AM


The increased usage of big data and the increasing need for security are two of the great data center issues facing CIO's.

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Topics: data center, Data Center Industry, modular data center

3D representations bring data center designs to reality

Posted by Gordon Watson on Aug 7, 2014 3:41:00 PM

Datapod is using advanced 3D modelling software to bring data center designs to reality in a move that helps deliver better customer outcomes.

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Topics: modular data center, Data center design, Data center infrastructure, data center

Data Center Solution Leaves Beneficial Legacy After Major Events.

Posted by Gordon Watson on Jan 2, 2014 2:14:00 PM

Whether it is the G20 in Brisbane in 2014, the World Cups in cricket and football, or the Olympic or Commonwealth Games, the organizers of these events are looking to leave a lasting legacy that can benefit the city long after the event has finished.

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Topics: data center, modular data center, Data Center Industry

What the Experts Say: Modular Data Centers

Posted by Gordon Watson on Dec 31, 2013 3:07:00 PM

Modular data center technology is rapidly changing the face of the data center industry. Here are a some insights from Datapod customers and industry experts.

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Topics: modular data center, data center

Benefits of a modular data center

Posted by Adam Smith on Nov 4, 2013 12:51:00 PM

The modern CIO could be forgiven for feeling like an island surrounded by shark-infested waters.

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Topics: data center, data center redundancy, Data Center Industry, modular data center