The following review of managed cloud services, edge computing and direct current in the data centre, analyses which are the most suitable technologies to make ongoing operations both cost-effective and future-proof.

Digital transformation is in full swing, to the extent that at least half global value creation could be digitised by 2021, according to a forecast from IDC market researchers.

Faced with high electricity costs, it is becoming increasingly important for companies to modernise the IT landscape and make their data centre operations more efficient.

Source: Trends in Data Centres in 2018: What matters to IT managers