Data Center Industry News and Insights from Uptime Institute
Data Center Industry News and Insights from Uptime Institute
Data Center Industry News and Insights from Uptime Institute
Uptime Institute Journal is our industry blog, collecting commentary and insights from our global consultants, partners and network of thousands of clients world-wide.
Uptime Institute Journal is our industry blog, collecting commentary and insights from our global consultants, partners and network of thousands of clients world-wide.

Latest Stories


COVID-19: What worries data center management the most?

To date, the critical infrastructure industry has mostly managed…
Service Outages2020

Pandemic is causing some outages and slowdowns

To date, media coverage of the impact of COVID-19 and the lockdowns…

COVID-19: What worries data center management the most?

To date, the critical infrastructure industry has mostly managed…
Service Outages2020

Pandemic is causing some outages and slowdowns

To date, media coverage of the impact of COVID-19 and the lockdowns…

Other Stories


IT Services Outages are on the Rise2019

Outages drive authorities and businesses to act

Big IT outages are occurring with growing regularity, many with…
Data Center Energy is Trending Upwards2019

Data center energy use goes up and up and up

Energy use by data centers and IT will continue to rise, putting…
Data Center Investment

Capital inflow boosts the data center market

Data centers are no longer a niche or exotic investment among…
Surveillance Capitalism2019

Surveillance Capitalism and DCIM

In her book “Surveillance Capitalism,” the Harvard scholar…
Data Centers without Generators?2019

Data centers without diesel generators: The groundwork is being laid...

In 2012, Microsoft announced that it planned to eliminate engine…
Top-10 IT Trends for 20202019

Top-10 Digital Infrastructure Trends for 2020

The digital infrastructure industry continues to grow and change…
Lithium-Ion Batteries in the Data Center2019

Lithium Ion Batteries for the data center. Are they ready for production yet?

We are often asked for our thoughts about the use of lithium-ion…
Separation of Production vs. Non-Production IT

Non-production IT can hinder mission-critical operations

Separating production and non-production assets should be an…
99 Red Flags: The Availability Nines

99 Red Flags

One of the most widely cited metrics in the IT industry is for…
Big Tech Regulation

Big Tech Regulations: an UPSIDE for Cloud customers?

Regulation of Internet giants has focused so far mostly on data…
IT Outages in the Financial Community

Outage Reporting in Financial Services

In the movie “Mary Poppins,” Mr. Banks sings that a British…
Data Center Outages - Part Deux

How to Avoid Outages - Part Deux

A previous Uptime Intelligence Note suggested that avoiding…