November 10, 2015
As 2015 comes to a close, experts predict data center consolidation will become a priority in the forthcoming year. This is partly in anticipation of the strain that the internet of things (IoT) will put on data centers. But it is also reactive. Several companies have already felt the bite of greater power and cooling demands eating into profits. And there’s also the issue of high realty costs. For data centers in prime geographic areas, there’s an immediate need to make better use of existing space.