AFL Hyperscale is the first cabling and connectivity solution provider focused on the ever-evolving needs of data centers. Here is a list of 10 reasons why AFL Hyperscale can transform the way you think about your data center physical layer.
Online videos play a substantial role in our lives. Watching and sharing videos on social media, binging your favorite shows on-demand and live video streaming are on the rise but, whatever its nature, video content is everywhere and putting ever-increasing pressure on data centers to store, process and distribute huge amounts of data.
The online gaming industry has trebled since 2005 with approximately 65% of households now owning some kind of gaming device. Whilst this is music to the ears of game developers, it is placing a huge amount of pressure on data center operators to provide reliable infrastructure, connectivity and storage that is able to deal with the ever-increasing data processing requirements of modern games.
While it’s a known fact that businesses around the world depend on data centers to store, share and manage their data and ensure the efficiency and reliability of their IT infrastructure, we’ve compiled some lesser known facts about data centers that might just surprise you…
Efficient fiber management has become a critical consideration with respect to data center architecture given the widespread adoption of fiber optic connectivity across hyperscale, co-location and telecommunication markets. Proper implementation of fiber management presents numerous benefits to data center operators with cost reduction being one of the more significant and sought-after.
Put simply, a Meet-Me Room (MMR), otherwise known as ENI (External Network Interface) or MDA (Main Distribution Area), is a relatively small but very important space inside a data center where internet service providers, telecommunications carriers, cable companies, etc. converge to interconnect or cross-connect with one another and exchange data before distribution of services to other areas of the building.