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Is your data center dust?

August 6, 2018

Via: CIO

Dave Cappuccio, a research VP at Gartner, made a bold declaration in a recent blog post: “The data center is dead.” Or at least it’s on its way. By 2025, 80 percent of enterprises will have shut down their data centers, according to Gartner research, as IT goes through a transformative shift. As Dave put it:

“The role of the traditional data center is being relegated to that of a legacy holding area, dedicated to very specific services than cannot be supported elsewhere, or supporting systems that are most economically efficient on-premises.”

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