The Essential Data Center Industry BlogRoll

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If you know of a great blog that all data center professionals should read please post the details in the comment field at the bottom of this page.

The Blog List
  1. A Blueprint for the Cloud (Barton George from Dell)
  2. BCS Data Centre Group
  3. Cool IT Blog
  4. CTO Edge (Julius Neudorfer)
  5. Data Center Apparatus (TechTarget)
  6. Data Center Design
  7. Data Center Edge (Arthur Cole)
  8. Data Center Information (John Rath)
  9. Data Center Journal
  10. Data Center Knowledge
  11. Data Center Map Blog (Sune Christesen)
  12. Data Center Networks (Cisco)
  13. Data Center Post
  14. Data Center Pulse
  15. Data Center Solutions
  16. Data Center Stocks
  17. DataCenterDynamics (Carrie Higbie)
  18. DataCenterDynamics (Ian Bitterlin)
  19. Digital Realty Trust Knowledge Library
  20. Efficient Data Centers (From Jack Pouchet of Emerson)
  21. Enterprise IT Planet
  22. Gartner (Richard Jones)
  23. GigaOM
  24. Green (Low Carbon) Data Center Blog
  25. Green Data Center News
  26. Green IT Review
  27. Greener Computing (GreenBiz)
  28. GreenMonk
  29. InsideHPC
  30. Loose Bolts (Mike Manos)
  31. Microsoft Data Centers
  32. Network Computing (Data Center)
  33. Next at Microsoft (Steve Clayton)
  34. nlyte blog
  35. Paolo Gorgo (Seeking Alpha)
  36. Perspectives (James Hamilton)
  37. Processor
  38. Rational Survivability (Chris Hoff)
  39. SearchDataCenter
  40. ServerTech Blog
  41. Simply Security
  42. Smart Grid
  43. Studies Data Center Networking... (Brad Hedlund from Cisco)
  44. The Hot Aisle (Steve O'Donnell)
  45. The Server Room (Intel)
  46. Uptime Institute Blog
  47. Uptime Institute N Plus One
  48. Utilities and IT (Mark Bramfitt)
  49. Wisdom of Clouds
  50. ZDNet

We have started off with a list of what we think are the 50 most informative blogs on the net based on:

  • Quality of information
  • Frequency of posts
  • Time since last post
  • Blog is not pure press releases info
  • Not just a vendor promotional blog (i.e. contains a high degree of useful content)
But we are sure you have your own opinions.  Review the list on the right and tell us what you think should (or should not) be included.  Got a favourite? Why not VOTE up/down a blog on our network voting app!  Here are the latest 50 items from what we consider the data center industry's must read blogs.


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Comment by Simisola Olorunkosebi on August 28, 2017 at 13:06

Great list you've got there. How about you check out as well. It's the go to page for all data centre operators to keep tabs on their competitors; you always have to know what your competitors are up to *winks*

Comment by Next Generation Data Center on December 29, 2014 at 21:01

Great site, much appreciated for the top 50 outbound links to other Data Center sites as well. I would like to suggest my blog, Next Generation Data Center. The main premise is news, methodologies, etc., on Data Center, Cloud, and some more broad Tech sector topics:

Comment by Paul Latham on February 12, 2014 at 11:46

The BCS Data Centre Group blog hasn't been updated for over a year. I would suggest that you replace it with the blog by Romonet as Zahl Limbuwala, founder of the BCS group, and Liam Newcombe, Secretary of the Group, blog regularly there on data center matters.

Comment by David Cappuccio on October 3, 2012 at 14:21
For a Gartner Data Center perspective try
Comment by Pawel Wawrzyniak on August 25, 2012 at 23:58

I would like to invite all to my personal blog - Turing's Man Blog. It's mainly on data center, but from time to time other topics are also covered. Please, feel free to comment or suggest improvements. Except the blog, you'll find some additional, usable tools, like on-line data center converters/calculators or data center energy costs calculator (for the period up to 10 years). It's available here:


Pawel Wawrzyniak, CITM

Comment by Tobias Silber on January 24, 2012 at 10:02

Please add 'The Wonderful World of Remote Management and IP KVM Technology' ( the Minicom Blog. The blog cover topics like remote management, dcim, IT security and other data center relevant issues and trends.



Comment by Eric Gallant on October 27, 2011 at 22:39
Please check out mt new blog at I'm just starting to blog for myself. But I have been widely published in the industry and have blogged on our corporate blog for years. Should be good!
Comment by Blaine Berger on June 28, 2011 at 19:05 provides regular insights on data center relocation.
Comment by Michael A. Mandel on June 28, 2011 at 19:00

Please add the blog for the Grubb & Ellis National Data Center Practice Group.  The blog covers data center real estate, market dynamics, and trends.  Many of the articles in the blogs listed above (, datacenterdynamics, etc.) are derived from posts at




Comment by Greg Schulz on June 27, 2011 at 16:19

How about adding StorageIOblog ( to your list?


Check it out for coverage of topics, technologies and trends pertaining to Servers, Storage, I/O and networking, cloud, virtualization, Green IT, data protection, BC and DR among related items.





Greg Schulz

Author "Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking" (CRCpress), "The Green and Virtual Data Center" (CRCpress) and "Resilient Storage Networks: Designing Flexible Scalable Data Infrastructures" (Elsevier)

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