If your data centre was flooded or lost power , the business impact would be significant. But how can you accurately measure and manage that risk, and how can you discuss it with other parts of the business?
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
We know data centres are becoming more important, and we know that many of them are becoming bigger and more densely-populated as a result -- but what do terms such as "large" and "high density" really mean? A new set of proposed standards might help answer the question. Are you large, massive or mega?
Data Center World is one of our favourite IT industry events, and we're looking forward to covering the Asia-Pacific Symposium event in Melbourne from 1-3 September. It's still not too late to register and attend, but if you can't make it, we'd love to know what data centre issues you'd like to see covered.