IT Focus Area: infrastructure operations
August 8, 2012
The Data Center: Now and in the Future
Transformational technologies like convergence and virtualization have forever changed the way data centers operate today and in the future. Data centers have evolved to handle the large amounts of data we produce every day.
To help you get a better sense of what the data center of the future may look like and how IT pros are managing today’s data centers, FOCUS Magazine collected data from multiple public sources.
Some things to consider when reviewing the infographic below:
- In 2012, global data centers will require six times the amount of electricity used by New York City.
- The data center cooling myth debunked.
- Some really cool data centers such as one that is fully self-sustaining for almost a year.
- Some energy efficient ways to green a data center.
- The top concerns IT pros have for monitoring and managing data centers.
For more information about the data center of the future, get The Essential Guide to the Data Center Facility of the Future.