10 Data Center Predictions For 2013

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Fewer Data Centers

Consolidation of corporate data centers could mean big business for the channel in 2013 thanks to several factors, including mergers and acquisitions, which often results in redundant IT systems and data centers, and the use of technologies including virtualization, deduplication, thin provisioning, the cloud, and other ways to cut back on the amount of hardware required.

And while the consolidation goes on, many of those involved will see this as an opportunity to kick the tires of services offered by multitenant data centers.


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