Uptime Institute 11th Annual Global Data Center Survey Shows Sustainability, Outage and Efficiency Challenges Amid Capacity Growth
SEATTLE, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptime Institute today announced the release of its eleventh annual Global Data Center Survey, the largest and most comprehensive in the digital critical infrastructure space. The findings showcase an industry enjoying widespread growth while adapting to increasing complexity and challenges such as evolving efficiency and sustainability requirements, rising outage costs, the ongoing workforce shortage, supply chain interruptions and more.
"The 2021 survey results highlight continued growth within the sector and the many complex challenges data center owners and operators are facing today," said Andy Lawrence, Executive Director of Research, Uptime Institute. "The stakes have never been higher when it comes to outage prevention, environmental sustainability and overall performance. That's why organizations must continue to carefully reassess their mission-critical digital infrastructure and operations to minimize service delivery risk and maximize resiliency."
Uptime Institute's annual Global Data Center Survey provides a comprehensive profile of the current digital critical infrastructure landscape and a sense of its future trajectory. Key findings from the 2021 report include:
Learn More: For more information on Uptime Institute's 2021 Global Data Center Survey findings, download the complete report here. Starting September 16 at 10:00 AM EDT, Uptime Institute will be hosting webinars on the survey results in multiple time zones and languages. To view the complete schedule and register, click here.
About the Survey: Uptime Institute conducts its annual Global Data Center Survey online and by email. This year's study took place in H1 2021, and includes responses from more than 800 data center owners and operators responsible for managing infrastructure at the world's largest IT organizations. It also includes insights from more than 550 data center suppliers, designers and advisors from around the world.
About Uptime Institute
Uptime Institute is the world's foremost digital infrastructure authority, and its Tier Standard is the IT industry's most trusted and adopted global standard for the proper design, construction and operation of data centers – the backbone of the digital economy. For over 25 years, the company has served as the standard for data center reliability, sustainability, and efficiency, providing customers assurance that their digital infrastructure can perform at a level that is consistent with their business needs across a wide array of operating conditions. With its data center Tier Standard & Certifications, Management & Operations reviews, broad range of related risk and performance assessments, and accredited educational curriculum for data center professionals, Uptime Institute helps organizations optimize critical IT assets while managing costs, resources, and efficiency. Today, thousands of companies rely on Uptime Institute to enable their digital-centric business success.
Uptime Institute – The Global Digital Infrastructure Authority and a division of The 451 Group – has office locations in the U.S., Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, U.K., Spain, U.A.E., Russia, Taiwan, Singapore, and Malaysia. Visit www.uptimeinstitute.com for more information.
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