The data centres must hold

Data centres are operating more efficiently than ever before, but the pace of mega growth means a push for even larger centres, and bigger challenges too

20th November, 2016

The flipside of the world becoming more reliant on online technology and services is that data storage centres are growing at a similar speed to keep pace. The problem is that these mega centres require mega power to keep them running.

Consider the private sector first. People log on and check into social networks first thing in the morning, they catch up with the news on their phone app, they upload personal photos and download...

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