Data centers and society both have much to gain from the use of waste heat, a topic elaborated upon both in a white paper, and by Béla Waldhauser, Leader of the eco Data Center Infrastructure Group. Read more on dotmagazine.
Béla Waldhauser, Leader of the eco Competence Group Data Center Infrastructure, grapples with the definition of edge data centers and envisages the environment that will evolve at the edge of 5G networks. Read more on dotmagazine.
Digital sovereignty in the form of high-performance and secure digital infrastructures is a key success factor and decisive for the future viability of Germany as a business location. This is the opinion of the overwhelming majority (80 percent) of decision-makers in German companies, according to the results of a current representative survey commissioned by eco.
As part of the international networking for the “Alliance for the Strengthening of Digital Infrastructures in Germany”, eco Managing Director Alexander Rabe participated in a German-Swedish exchange on artificial intelligence.
Wolfgang Kaufmann from Datacenter One argues that enterprises do not need to simply choose between owning a data center or outsourcing IT infrastructure – they can have the best of both worlds. Read more on dotmagazine.
Dr. Béla Waldhauser from the eco Association and the Alliance for Strengthening Digital Infrastructure in Germany looks at the digital infrastructure requirements for Europe to remain competitive in the global digital economy. Read more on dotmagazine.
Without data centers, network operators, and connectivity, there can be no digital revolution. dotmagazine explores digital infrastructure as the basis for value creation in the digital economy, and offers advice for companies facing infrastructure decisions in their digital transformation.
Many industries are looking for skilled specialists in Germany, but few sectors are so affected by the search for suitable personnel as the drivers of the digital transformation. The Alliance for the Strengthening of Digital Infrastructures in Germany is supporting an initiative “Establishing STEM's Future” in proactively tackling this skills shortage.
The Blue Angel, which has been awarded to particularly environmentally-friendly products and services since 1978, also has colocation data centers in its sights. The German Federal Environment Agency is currently working with interested experts to develop an appropriate concept. The eco Association welcomes the opportunity for German data center operators to pit energy efficiency as a competitive advantage.
The main topic of the Digital Summit taking place in Nuremberg on 3 and 4 December is that of artificial intelligence. AI is a decisive future technology and represents a crucial market for Germany as a digital location. In order to conquer this important technology field, the Alliance to Strengthen Digital Infrastructures in Germany argues that an integrated AI strategy is needed, with high-performance digital infrastructures being a crucial pillar of such a strategy.
What best suits your company needs and budget for your IT infrastructure? Marc Fröse from Etix Everywhere looks at the alternatives.
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On 28th November in Cologne, the eco Association will present one of the Internet industry’s most prestigious awards. In seven award categories, a jury of experts comprising of representatives from industry, academia, research, and politics has selected the three most promising submissions of 2018 and nominated them for the eco://award.