Article by Rich Miller, in Data Center Frontier.
“Data is the foundation of the new economy. Almost no one is using less data today than they did yesterday, and we will all probably consume even more data tomorrow. This growing tsunami of data has to live somewhere.”
“That reality has fueled the rise of the hyperscale data center – a super-sized version of the mission-critical facilities that house the servers powering the Internet. Workloads are being consolidated into larger and more efficient facilities, and it has become commonplace for hyperscale companies like Amazon Web Services, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple to invest $1 billion to $3 billion in a single campus.”