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Uptime Institute survey reveals strong industry growth as operators prepare for sustainability demands

Findings from Uptime Institute’s recent survey highlight the growing, industry-wide need to achieve meaningful efficiency gains, evolve sustainability reporting practices, prevent costly outages and much more. Uptime Institute has announced the release of its 12th Annual Global Data Center Survey. The findings show an industry that is growing, dynamic and increasingly resilient, but still working […]

Reports highlight key considerations for combatting data centre difficulties

Experts in the data centre space highlight some of the anxieties felt across the industry and offer their best practice advice, based on market reports, to address some of these pressing concerns for industry leaders. A new report concerning data centre outage figures have further underlined the need for facility stakeholders to eliminate performance uncertainty […]

While definitions of sovereign cloud vary, 43% of organisations are currently focusing on data localisation

Capgemini Research Institute surveyed executives from 1,000 organisations at director level or above between May and June of 2021. This consisted of executives from 10 countries, including France, Germany, Italy, the US, the UK, India and Australia. Here we explore the findings of the report which explore concerns surrounding the public cloud and why organisations […]

Data centres are prioritising sustainability but lack visibility of energy consumption

A new report from JLL has revealed that 85% of data centre managers in the Asia Pacific believe that sustainability will significantly impact their operations and decision-making, confirming that the growth of the sector will increasingly be influenced by Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations. Demand for data centres has skyrocketed due to the widespread […]

Gartner forecasts worldwide IT spending to grow 3% in 2022

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$4.5 trillion in 2022, an increase of 3% from 2021, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. While IT spending is expected to grow in 2022, it will be at a slower pace than 2021 due to spending cutbacks on PCs, tablets and printers by consumers, causing spending […]

Global investment in data centres more than doubled in 2021

The total investment in global data centre infrastructure more than doubled in 2021 – up from US$24.4 billion in 2020 to US$53.8 billion in 2021. The total number of data centre transactions increased by 64% in the same period, up from 69 in 2020 to 113 in 2021; according to a report by DLA Piper, […]

NAKIVO hits another milestone with IT Monitoring for VMware vSphere 

Data backup experts, NAKIVO, have shared insights on the 3 Pillars of Data Loss Prevention for VMware vSphere. The guidance is aimed at helping the 75% of some 40 million organisations that run vSphere boost their data resilience and protect against cyberattacks. NAKIVO achieved yet another milestone in the company’s evolution with the new solution […]

Business leaders are re-evaluating IT suppliers as a result of increased energy prices

Data centre provider, ServerChoice has released new research, highlighting the widespread impact of the cost of energy increase and how it is leading businesses to re-evaluate their IT suppliers. The research, which surveyed over 1,000 UK business leaders, found that 77% of businesses are experiencing price increases from their suppliers, with 84% worried about how the rise […]

Data centre survey shows significant growth, investment at the Edge of the network

Vertiv surveyed 156 industry professionals with insight into their company’s Edge Computing plans. The survey sees the Edge component of total compute growing by 29% while also revealing that sustainability is playing a major role in new and planned Edge deployments. Significant, industry-wide investment in Edge Computing will change the profile of the data centre ecosystem […]

IDC study: Data mobility engine can serve as core of effective data management strategy

Research firm IDC predicts that, over the next five years, more than 80% of the data collected by organizations will be unstructured data, and that will only continue to grow 40-50% per year for most enterprises. With the sheer volume of unstructured data yet to be created and used in the years ahead, it’s safe […]

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