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Modular Data Centers Benefits and Best Practices Jason Schafer Sr. Analyst, Tier1 Research email@example.com Mike Hagan EVP, Lee Technologies firstname.lastname@example.org
Housekeeping Presentation will last approx. 30 minutes Q&A at the end Webinar recording will emailed and available on info.leetechnologies.com
What we’ll cover Why do modular data centers matter? How have they evolved & what should you look for? Walk-through 4 basic design concepts & benefits.
Analyzing the business of Enterprise IT Innovation Unique Analysis of the Hosting, Managed Service, Third-Party Datacenter and Internet Infrastructure sectors The 451 Group The Uptime Institute is the leading independent think tank and research body serving the global datacenter industry.
What do we analyze? Competitive dynamics of innovation
Tier1 Research Segments We Cover Consumer, enterprise, and carrier IT services Hosting Content delivery Internet Software & Web Apps Software-as-a-service Datacenters (MTDC Services e.g. wholesale & Colocation) Datacenter Technologies
Datacenter Modularity Jason Schafer – Senior Analyst, Datacenters
Current Multi-Tenant Datacenter Market Supply lags demand and utilization continues to climb What is fueling this demand? Unstoppable move to Cloud services Continued effects from credit crunch Service providers don’t need to build their own datacenters Physical facility starting to become commoditized
Shift in Industry 30% plan to build new data centers in 2011 62% plan to expand hardware capacity in 2011 But, 47% say data center growth is a challenge
Containers Starting to be adopted throughout the industry Tremendous savings are possible Lowered operating costs
Containers 1st Generation containers are too expensive and too dense 2nd Generation containers have more usable features and cost less
Flexible Solution IT Module Fully Modular Hybrid Partially Modular Typical Space HVAC UPS UPS Distribution IT Module HVAC HVAC IT Module HVAC IT Module HVAC HVAC HVAC HVAC HVAC HVAC Chiller Distribution Distribution Distribution UPS GEN UPS GEN UPS GEN UPS GEN UPS GEN UPS GEN Chiller Utility Utility Utility
Closing Stick with simple designs Cost less to build Cost less to operate More efficient Reduce risk for human error Stay vendor neutral Keep your mind open There are many strategies… Yours may include containers Dial down complexity. Dial down your TCO.
Q&A Jason Schafer Senior Analyst, Datacenters – Tier1 Research Jason@T1R.com-or- datacenters@T1R.com Mike Hagan EVP, Lee Technologies Mhagan@leetechnologies.com