After years of building data centers, Chris Orlando and Mark Ortenzi paused in 2009 to go back to the drawing board. The industry veterans took three years to develop and test a new way to build and operate data centers.
The result is ScaleMatrix, a colocation and cloud company built atop a custom cabinet that supports loads of 52kW per rack and beyond. By containing and compartmentalizing workloads, ScaleMatrix effectively shrinks the data center into a single cabinet, which becomes the form factor for deploying customers.
“We knew that we wanted to do something that would support any hardware configuration from any vendor, and improve density, efficiency and security,” said Orlando, the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for ScaleMatrix.
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