GigaOM – Fun facts for data center geeks (infographic)

Here’s a great article from GigaOM and an associated infographic from Emerson Power on The State of the Data Center 2011. Do any of these figures surprise you?

2011 State of the Data Center from Emerson Power
Data Center Infographic from Emerson Power

The figures are mind boggling. Data center strategies are changing, and both wholesale colocation and the cloud are on the rise.

The complete GigaOM article

Alex Carroll

Alex Carroll

Managing Member at Lifeline Data Centers
Alex, co-owner, is responsible for all real estate, construction and mission critical facilities: hardened buildings, power systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and environmentals. Alex also manages relationships with the telecommunications providers and has an extensive background in IT infrastructure support, database administration and software design and development. Alex architected Lifeline’s proprietary GRCA system and is hands-on every day in the data center.