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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…
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…
Big Tech Regulation

Big Tech Regulations: an UPSIDE for Cloud customers?

Regulation of Internet giants has focused so far mostly on data…
Data Center Outages - Part Deux

How to Avoid Outages - Part Deux

A previous Uptime Intelligence Note suggested that avoiding…
Business Outages

Why do some industries and organizations suffer more serious, high profile outages than others?

In a recent Uptime Institute Intelligence note, we considered…
How to avoid outages: Try harder2019

How to avoid outages: Try harder!

Uptime Institute has spent years analyzing the roots causes for…
Forecasting Capacity

Troubling for operators: Capacity forecasting and maintaining cost competitiveness

In the recently published 2019 Uptime Institute supplier survey,…