Intelligent Data Centres Issue 35 - Page 23

INDUSTRY INTELLIGENCE POWERED BY THE DCA but it is also clear that many data centre businesses are reporting an increase in labour costs and worryingly a large proportion suggest they are having to delay new products and innovations .
The upside , in the UK at least , is that more end-users are likely to seriously consider outsourcing options and it is encouraging to see that fewer businesses are struggling to resource the existing workload than in 2020 . Perhaps the higher wages and nationwide recruitment drive targeting engineers is beginning to bear fruit .
One thing is for sure , the UK data centre market is thriving due to the increased digitalisation , strong connectivity with other markets and the adoption of advanced technologies , the Internet of Things ( IoT ). Spend in the UK is already estimated to be over US $ 25 billion in 2021 and UK
PLC has a level of data centre expertise unparalleled in Europe with a development track record that is second to none .
This will always be attractive to investors and developers in what continues to be a very risk averse sector . ◊
One thing is for sure , the UK data centre market is thriving due to the increased digitalisation , strong connectivity with other markets and the adoption of advanced technologies . www . intelligentdatacentres . com
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