What Does the Modern Data Center Look Like?
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The data businesses have to process is rapidly growing and changing, and the centers that house it are evolving with it.At today's rapid pace of advancement, technology quickly becomes outdated and obsolete. Data centers, physical spaces that remotely house computer applications, may seem like one such casualty of progress. However, this sector isn't going anywhere yet. It's merely changing.Increasing Demand for Data CentersIf anything, these centers are more essential now than they ever were. In 2019, Americans alone used more than 4 million gigabytes of internet data every minute. Global data generation could rise to 163 zettabytes by 2025. This enormous amount of information requires a massive amount of computing power to process. Not only do data centers have to organize more information, but they have to do it faster. Modern applications like IoT devices require split-second computing.The increasingly digital world puts more weight on servers' shoulders. Today's data centers need to do more, have a more reliable power supply and be able to power applications from farther away.Data centers aren't dying. Yet to cope with current computing needs, they are becoming an entirely different animal.The Rise of Cloud ComputingMore and more data centers are relying on cloud technology. Cloud ...Read More on Datafloq
Feb. 13, 2020, 3:01 p.m.
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