How IoT, Efficient Data Distribution, and Edge Computing are Fueling Change in the Datacenter Ecosystem

Billions of sensors are turning physical objects into internet connected devices and generating a demand for edge computing in the datacenter ecosystem. Devices that operate from a single sensor like a lightbulb controlled by a mobile app to a plethora of sensors that guide a driverless semi to millions of sensors that make up the infrastructure on a connected city. Gartner calculates that around 8.4 […]

Building the Business Case for Cloud Computing

Gartner predicts that the public cloud service market will grow to $383.3 billion by 2020. With cost to implement limited to setup and migration, the consumption-based pricing model for cloud computing can benefit the enterprise in a number of ways. Top benefits for cloud computing include; – Cost – Increased security – Improved agility, innovation and reliability Cost benefits The savings from cloud computing go […]

How Edge Computing, Transpacific Submarine Cables, and the New Administration are Disrupting the Data Center Industry

The last five years have seen significant change in connectivity and data expansion. As data accumulates, the market evolves to create faster, more efficient, ways to deliver seamless connectivity to meet demand. Market participants already feel a change in the air. Caprate’s 5th Annual Data Center Summit brought together hundreds interested in learning more about what’s on the horizon. Panelists from Facebook, Invest in Denmark, […]

8 Cloud Computing Predictions for 2014

Gartner predicted that 2013 would be a year of growth and they were spot on. And, since all 5 of our predictions for 2013 came to pass as well, we’ve decided to give it another go for 2014.   Prediction #1: IT Gets Top Dog Status For years, the IT group has been the forgotten department. But this year, more than ever, enterprises will begin […]