IT - Operations

HTF MI recently introduced new title on 'COVID-19 Outbreak-Global Data Center IT Infrastructure Industry Market Report-Development Trends, Threats, Opportunities and Competitive Landscape in 2020' from its database

"The report provides study with in-depth overview, describing about the Product / Industry Scope and elaborates market outlook and status to 2025. The Report gives you competition analysis of top manufacturer with sales volume, price, revenue (Million USD) and market share, the top players including Lenovo Group Ltd., Microsoft Corp., Fujitsu Ltd., Inspur Group, Dell Technologies Inc., Huawei Investment & Holding Co. Ltd., Vertiv Group Corp., Cisco Systems, Inc., International Business Machines Corp. & Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co..."

The clock is ticking on sustainable IT and energy use, and much more can be done to save energy, power and reduce emissions at a datacentre level. So why isn't it happening?

"Datacentres represent a growing share of global power consumption and emissions. An average user PC consumes 1.3 kWh of electricity every three hours, without even going online; transmitting a million static webpage requests per second has been estimated at another 11.610 kilowatts per hour (kWh) - or enough to power 13 US households for a month.

According to Peter Hewkin, founder of UK edge computing company Smart Edge Data Centres (SEDC), many countries at peak times are already facing limited capacity, with the next wave of data-hungry digital growth on the way. But he also estimates that at least 85% of data stored by UK limited companies, and therefore 85% of data now kept in conventional datacentres or server rooms, could be switched off when not required - and kept in 'warm' storage..."

Data centers are poised to undergo rapid change as businesses adjust to accelerated digitization of information

"Over the past three years, the number of data centers worldwide has shrunk from to 7.2 million from 8.6, according to industry tracker site Statista - and there are only a few hundred hyperscale centers operated by the likes of Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon.

As the Bob Dylan song goes, however, the times, they are a-changin. In 2021, expect to see the floodgates open on data center growth as businesses, startups, and industries like healthcare and retail require more processing power at the edge, in the cloud, and everywhere in between as they move to meet challenges brought on by increased competitive need for big data and AI to boost revenue..."

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