The Advancing Data Center Construction 2023 conference is underway this week in Kansas City, Missouri, focusing on the issues and challenges facing that industry. This includes the environmental impact of data centers as the demand for cloud storage and connectivity continues to grow. (Learn more about data center sustainability.)
Over the years, the data center wholesale market has catered to the enterprise user, which is a completely different buyer than the cloud providers.
Paul Schlattman talks about changes wholesalers should consider when leasing to the hyperscale market in his latest Mission Critical magazine column “Catering to the Hyperscale Tenants.” He suggests building bigger campuses and considering direct evaporative or indirect evaporative cooling for more effective power usage, along with other tips.