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Shrinking Data Centers: Your Next Data Center Will Be Smaller Than You Think

Published: 04 March 2011

ID: G00209020

Analyst(s): David Cappuccio


There are four factors in the market today that will affect the size of future data centers, including the impact of green initiatives and cloud computing. Next-generation data centers will be much smaller, with a singular purpose.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Smarter Designs
  • Green Pressures
  • Conquering Density
  • Cloud Computing

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