As in many industries, COVID-19 has forced drastic changes to the status quo, and healthcare organizations are greatly increasing their use of telehealth and remote patient consulting and monitoring while also supporting remote work for employees when possible. Successful digital transformations in healthcare will require enough bandwidth and processing power to handle unprecedented amounts of
Although 5G does live up to its hype when it comes to drastically increased bandwidth, faster speeds, and lower latency, it will not come seamlessly. The full rollout will be longer, more complex, and more expensive than industries, government, and citizens would like. However, no matter how long it takes or how much it costs,
Roughly one-third of rural Americans lack access to high-speed broadband, compared with just 4% of urban Americans. The internet service that many rural Americans can access is slower, has limited capacity for downloading and uploading, and costs more than in urban areas. This prevents millions of Americans from participating in the digital economy and deprives
Every company strives to ensure that its IT infrastructure and data are secure. And data centers need to do everything they can to support these efforts on the part of their tenants. There are two additional dimensions of security that data center operators in particular need to lock down: physical security and logical security.
Managed Service Providers (MSPs) leverage the entire ecosystem of networks, connectivity and delivery to ensure robust, cost-effective solutions and services for internet users. As third-party contractors, MSPs can deliver IT services and expertise that may not otherwise be available to an organization due to limited budgets, knowledge or resources.
Conventional data center cooling methods simply won’t hold up under the processing demands of AI, 5G wireless, Internet of Things (IoT), and the rise of Smart Cities. Promising new cooling methods will be needed not only to ensure that data centers can keep up with data processing demands but also to make data centers ever
The demand for content flowing from large-scale gaming and streaming services is driving hyperscale expansion. Because delivering this content without a loss of quality–or a subpar customer experience–requires processing and distribution at the edge, hyperscalers need to supplement their footprint with interconnected points of presence that can optimize content delivery.