2015 Data Center Infrastructure Trends

Posted by Chris Parlee on Mar 23, 2015

By Kenneth Rapoport, Founder and CEO, Electronic Environments Corporation (EEC)

Through my experience and hands-on approach to running Electronic Environments Corp. (EEC) for 28 years, I’ve witnessed what can make or break a facility. During this time I’ve seen trends within the industry – some that stuck and others that dissipated. 

With a new year upon us and technologies like cloud, mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT) evolving at an unprecedented rate, data centers are undergoing massive-scale transformation that is changing how these facilities operate on a fundamental level.  If you are a data center owner or operator, or intend to be one in the future, you should pay close attention to three developing trends this year: in-row cooling, eco-mode for Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) systems and rack-mounted Power Distribution Units (PDUs).  By embracing these new trends early on, you can ensure your facility is ahead of the curve, by offering the most modern technology solutions and accommodating a wide variety of customer needs. Let’s look further into exactly what these trends are and how they can help you create a superior data center environment:

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Tags: Cooling, uninterruptible power supply, PDU, Power Distribution, UPS

EEC Recognized in CRN’s Data Center 100

Posted by Chris Parlee on Mar 9, 2015

At Electronic Environments Corporation (EEC), we consider ourselves to be the industry experts when it comes to the planning and construction of mission-critical facilities.  With proven methods, we have sought to not only assist data center operators with our services, but also to educate the industry on future trends including energy technology, cloud-based infrastructure, network virtualization and more – and the market is taking notice.

Last month, EEC was recognized among the 20 Designers and Builders within the mission-critical facility industry in CRN’s Data Center 100.  This list of the top companies is designed to help businesses discover the true experts in the field and ensure the overall efficiency, scalability and success of their facilities. Encompassing companies that exhibit a high level of innovation, technological capability and strong market presence, EEC is honored to be included among the best this industry has to offer.

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Tags: data center design, Data Center Trends, Build