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Women in Data: 7x24 Exchange August Event

Mark Bauer 08/31/2020

  This week the 7x24 Exchange met for its monthly conference in conjunction with WiMCO, or Women in Mission Critical Operations. WiMCO’s focus is on promoting the engagement and participation of women throughout the industry by providing various opportunities and…

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A Glimpse into the Past and Future of Connectivity

Mark Bauer 08/12/2020

Technology always seems to be stuck in a bit of an ironic conundrum. The smallest delay on a YouTube video will drive people crazy, but they forget to compare it to download speeds a mere 5-10 years ago. Take our…

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3 Things to Consider in Your Service Level Agreement

Mark Bauer 07/28/2020

Legal jargon often takes up far too much time when it comes to full comprehension of a situation and, candidly, dampens the amount of fun that can be had when progressing through a deal. Fortunately, this jargon is there for…

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Las Vegas Property Development Conference: State of Data in Nevada

Mark Bauer 07/22/2020

Last week featured the latest installment of the Las Vegas Property Development and Infrastructure conference featuring two full days of real estate info largely based around recent shifts due to COVID. With the focus obviously being on the Nevada real…

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7x24 Arizona July Luncheon: State of the Market - Current and Future Innovations in Data

Mark Bauer 07/13/2020

Last week marked the July (virtual) luncheon of the 7x24 Exchange’s Arizona chapter. The event featured overall activity overviews and a deep dive into both the distant and near future of our digital infrastructure featuring Mark Bauer of Data Center…

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Ampere A100 - A Leap in Data Center GPUs

Mark Bauer 06/12/2020

Amongst the leaders in computing and hardware is NVIDIA, most known for its widely adopted gaming graphics cards that stay tried and true by a majority of high-end gaming systems. Although gaming touts most of the organization’s fame, NVIDIA also…

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Records Set in 2020 as Robust Data Center Activity Continues

Mark Bauer, Carl Beardsley 05/20/2020

The world has entered a time of extreme uncertainty, bringing unfortunate lows such as the largest unemployment rate of the 21st century (14.7%), a 21-year low crude oil price bringing oil futures below zero, and industries such as airlines losing tens…

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Q1 2020 Recap - Data Center Optimism Remains

Mark Bauer 05/04/2020

With data center activity still pushing forward, the current situation has caused a slowdown to select areas and providers. Overall, approximately 12 megawatts were absorbed throughout the quarter led by the lion’s share of Oracle, completing three different projects for…

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The Developing City of Goodyear

Mark Bauer 01/08/2020

Goodyear is one of the busiest cities in the Greater Phoenix area and has many developments under construction as well as many other already erected sites. Microsoft and Stream are just two of the many corporations that are deciding to…

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End of Utilities Monopoly in Arizona?

Mark Bauer 12/09/2019

In an article by Peter Samore on KTAR News, finding the price you want to pay for utilities may become easier than ever. According to chairman Robert Burns of the Arizona Corporation Commission, “Any person who uses electricity would be…

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The List

Mark Bauer 11/22/2019

In a recent article in The Business Journal, Dale Brown created an article named “The List” which is compiled of the top 24 Economic Development Organizations located in the Greater Phoenix area ranking them by their 2019 budgets. Topping the…

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