Industry Updates

Sims Lifecycle Services offers exclusive, complimentary news articles and recent trends in the ITAD and data center industries.

October 2022 Edition

Why Virginia is the data center capital of the USTechnically
Silicon Valley may have a lot to brag about, but it’s got nothing on the data center scene in Northern Virginia.

Supply chain shortages and pandemic spur IT investmentDataCenter Knowledge
The ongoing supply chain challenges are underpinning a need for more reliance on virtualization, according to Equinix.

What exactly is a data breach tips for avoiding and handling leaksTechiexpert
45% of US companies have experienced a data breach, and 1 and 5 internet users are affected by a data breach every year.

43% increase in take-up across 11 Tier 2 EMEA data center marketsDC Byte
The adoption of cloud-based services by business and social media by consumers continues to drive the development of data centers in the region. 

Former data center in Herndon, Virginia, converted into indoor vertical farmDCD
Indoor & vertical farming have similar requirements to data centers in needing ample power, water, and air conditioning.

June 2022 Edition

Host in Ireland launches new ecosystem reportIrish Tech News
The report delves into a deeper understanding of how Irish companies have helped Ireland evolve as a leading data hosting nation.

The top trends changing the data center industryDataQuest 
The pandemic has accelerated the rate of digital transformation across India, and this has necessitated more investments in data centers. 

Overcoming supply chain challengesDCD 
Supply chains were already stretched in 2019. How can data center builders and operators manage the growing risks?

Over 100 regional governments in Japan volunteer to host new data centersDCD 
Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry has announced that over 100 regional governments have expressed interest in hosting new data centers. 

What is the circular economy and why does it matter?World Economic Forum 
In a circular economy, things are made and consumed in a way that minimizes our use of the world’s resources, cuts waste and reduces carbon emissions.