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


Cleaning a data center: Contractors vs. DIY

Modern data centers are rarely dirty places, but even so, most…
UI 2020

COVID-19: Critical impact and legacy

What will be the long-lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Cleaning a data center: Contractors vs. DIY

Modern data centers are rarely dirty places, but even so, most…
UI 2020

COVID-19: Critical impact and legacy

What will be the long-lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Other Stories


Data Center Hot Work2020

Phasing Out Data Center Hot Work

Despite years of discussion, warnings and strict regulations…
The Spectre of Ransomware2020

The spectre of ransomware

Uptime Institute Intelligence plans to release its 2019/2020…
Micro Datacenter Growth in Slow Motion2020

Micro data centers: An explosion in demand, in slow motion

A wave of new technologies, from 5G to the internet of things…
Technology Refresh

Optimizing server refresh cycles with an aging Moore’s law

Hardware refresh is the process of replacing older, less efficient…
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…