Hyperscale data centers are crucial to the running of today’s world economy — outages over the past few years prompted chaos by interrupting continuity, stranding businesses, affecting end users and leading to hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue for major enterprises.
In 2017, UL announced a partnership with ESD to develop a new data center certification program that aims to provide end-user transparency, provider accountability and proper data center documentation. Next week, ESD and UL representatives will share their insights on the program at a major conference.
High Performance Computing (HPC) continues to rise, and it is inevitable that it will place demands on facilities. For instance, HPC administrators often get tasked at the last minute with planning data center needs.