Topic: Data Center Certification

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Network Diversity: Expanded Options

Having a lot of options is usually a good thing, especially when investing a lot of money through a purchase. For example, many people buy cars, but some buy them to fit a family with small children while others buy … Read more…

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Gartner Data Center Conference 2016 – Unleashing the Power

You’ve most likely heard the phrase “What happens in Vegas stays in Las Vegas.” Though that may be the case in some instances, CenturyLink’s participation in the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference in Las Vegas included too … Read more…

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DCD Webscale: Big Data Decisions

According to IBM, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created globally every day. That’s quintillion, as in one thousand raised to the power of six (1018) or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000. It’s also the equivalent of 2,500,000 trillion. As large as the gross United … Read more…

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Telecom Exchange NYC 2016: The Future of Fiber Optics

The United States is at the forefront of many emerging technologies and important scientific research. However, we’re still falling behind in other areas, one of which is the utilization of fiber optics by businesses. According to the Organization for Economic … Read more…

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CenturyLink Takes Top Honor at 2016 Datacloud Awards

There may not have been multi-hour television coverage, but BroadGroup’s recent Datacloud Awards in Monaco brought together the who’s who of the international data centre and cloud industry. Attendees including more than 600 industry executives were treated to a showcase … Read more…

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Making Data Centers More Energy Efficient

CenturyLink is proud to announce that we are now part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge. By joining this leading-edge government initiative, we are committed to improving energy efficiency by 25% over the next seven years (at … Read more…

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Efficient IT Infrastructure: Priority or Pipe Dream?

Efficiency and sustainability have long been hot topics in the data center industry, though the action plans continue to vary as much as the results. Uptime Institute has a longstanding commitment to Efficient IT, leveraging more than 20 years of … Read more…

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IT Power Efficiency and Sustainability: It’s a Journey

Most journeys have more than one stop. Before arriving at the final destination, travelers tend to visit multiple places along the way. Each builds on the next – making final arrival more impactful. The same can be said for an … Read more…