Vertiv’s Hardware Innovations & New Products for the Digital Infrastructure Industry in 2021, with MSFT, EQUINIX, QTS, Iron Mountain, Open IX, US Ignite & More

Why this CAPRE Webinar Matters: Digitalization on Fast Forward: COVID-19 will have a lasting effect on the workforce and the IT ecosystem supporting the new work-from-home model. Vertiv experts expect the COVID-motivated investment in IT infrastructure to continue and expand, enabling more secure, reliable and efficient remote work for their employees. Remote visibility and management capabilities will become paramount to the success of work-from-home models. Service practices are evolving to meet the moment as well, with remote services being prioritized to minimize the need for on-site service calls. Any cautious steps taken to date will be accelerated as the pandemic pushes into 2021 and organizations accept these changes not as a temporary detour, but rather a permanent adjustment to the way we work and do business. Data Centers as Critical National Infrastructure: The COVID-19 pandemic has elevated the importance of digital infrastructure in the eyes of governments and the wider public. Data center staff also have been recognized as key workers for their role in supporting the new normal for home working, telemedicine, digitization of education, and so many other areas. With greater recognition, however, comes greater responsibility, and data center operators and staff can expect the same level of scrutiny as utilities when it comes to consistency of service. Bringing Large Data Center Capabilities to Small Spaces and the Edge: Today’s edge is more critical and more complex, functionally an extension of the data center rather than the glorified…