Intelligent Data Centres Issue 32 - Page 17

DATA CENTRE PREDICTIONS

UPTIME INSTITUTE DATA CENTRE SURVEY SHOWS CHALLENGES AMID CAPACITY GROWTH

The results of the survey reveal gaps in sustainability tracking , fewer outages with more grave consequences , staffing and supply chain concerns , stalled efficiency gains and more .

Uptime Institute has announced the release of its 11th annual Global Data Center Survey , the largest and most comprehensive in the digital critical infrastructure space .

The findings showcase an industry enjoying widespread growth while adapting to increasing complexity and challenges such as evolving efficiency and sustainability requirements , rising outage costs , the ongoing workforce shortage , supply chain interruptions and more .
“ The 2021 survey results highlight continued growth within the sector and the many complex challenges data centre owners and operators are facing today ,” said Andy Lawrence , Executive Director of Research , Uptime Institute .
“ The stakes have never been higher when it comes to outage prevention , environmental sustainability and overall performance . That ’ s why organisations must continue to carefully reassess their mission-critical digital infrastructure and operations to minimise service delivery risk and maximise resiliency .” www . intelligentdatacentres . com
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