There is clear evidence that the presence of COVID-19 has disrupted the technology industry. Pre-COVID, technology was relied upon now it is the core focus of our personal and business livelihoods. If you were not tech savvy, this disruption forced you to adapt and use it.
The business sector faced challenges in adjusting how to maneuver their operations in the management of data storage. Data Centers were not immune in facing the task relating to the increase in demand, retrieval of data collected and stored. With the emergence of cloud storage, data centers can seize the opportunity to convert to hyperscale operations. This gives them the capability to scale exponentially and align with the pace of their new virtual, business form of operations. What is the benefit? Modularity wherein they can strategically plan their data centers according to the needs of their organization. This enables the modernization to redefine and amend data centers; according to market trends to keep their infrastructure current to remain competitive. Risk management plays a vital role with the emergence of updating and scaling data centers. The increase in usage creates traffic that requires a constant monitoring approach to oversee new implementation of strategies. This presentation will discuss the following:
1. What are the current trends facing data centers during pre and during COVID-19?
2. As a result of this disruption, what is the future out-look of data center operations?
3. What are the environmental trends of data centers and their outlook?
4. Risk management of the new processes of data centers for optimization.