Is Now the Time for IT to Get Busy?

In October 2021, I wrote an article that discussed sustainability and IT. The conclusion then was that environmental sustainability was not a priority for most CIOs and other leaders. The 2021 CIO position was that virtualization and shrinking data center footprints had achieved significant and tangible sustainability goals. Proving out an ROI (return on investment) … Read more

How to Repurpose an Obsolete On-Premises Data Center

There comes a time in the life of every data center when its owner is faced with a stark choice: update the facility, reset its purpose, or empty it. In 2019, Gartner predicted that by 2025, 80% of companies will close their traditional data centers. Today, the trend shows no sign of slowing. A “cloud … Read more

What to Expect as the Era of Data Center Quantum Computing Nears

Supercomputers have long existed as the gold standard in data processing, but there is a new technology coming that will upend the status quo – quantum computing. For data centers, quantum computing will profoundly change the way data is processed, reducing processing times while tackling problems of higher levels of complexity. As the demand and … Read more