The data center industry is changing and growing at a striking pace. Large build-outs are causing supply-chain strains and skill shortages, while innovations in networking, power, and resiliency are creating new opportunities, but creating challenges as well. Overall performance, service availability, and security are
top concerns for operators, and these are compounded by the increasing inter-dependencies and
complexity across ecosystems. Strategies to balance risk mitigation against cost controls are key.
What changes should data center owners, managers, and operators expect? Which innovations will
make a difference? Where are problems and challenges likely to emerge? Let’s take a look…