Debunking the Top Data Center Myths

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Myth 5: Demand for data center space is set to decline due to new technologies.

New technologies absolutely are shrinking the density of compute and storage (while also improving energy efficiency). But the density trend line cannot keep pace with the rate of data growth and proliferating digitization. Enterprise applications are moving to the cloud, mobilization is driving increased mobile traffic to keep us all continuously connected, the Internet of Things is set to take off, creating a new source of massive amounts of data, and who knows what will come next. GoGrid, a cloud infrastructure service, for example, has been experiencing such strong demand among enterprises for its cloud-based services for running Big Data and other applications and platforms that it quickly outgrew its existing operational infrastructure. It turned to Digital Realty to build a data center that could meet its needs and enable it to continue to scale.

Data centers provide the very foundation for our increasingly digitized world. Yet, misconceptions persist about data centers, from their role, to how they operate, to why they are located where they are, to what the future holds for them given the rapid pace of technology development. As one of the world’s largest data center providers, Digital Realty is debunking six of the most common myths to help set the record straight.


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