11 Data Center Predictions For 2011

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Recruiting Troubles

Data centers require a wide range of skills with such technologies as storage, networking and applications. Unfortunately, even as such skills are evolving quickly due to evolutions in technology such as cloud computing and converged infrastructures, businesses are taking a short-term look at the slow-growth economy and are cutting back on skilled personnel.

That could mean good news for solution providers who are more likely to be called in to support data center customers who are either having trouble finding employees with the right skills or are in a budget cutting mode. But that just brings up a follow-up problem: where will those solution providers find enough skilled people?

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