For the remainder of 2008, the credit crunch is likely to be a major player in the data center market, influencing the future supply of the new facilities.
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Gartner is advising IT organizations to commence cost-cutting measures, saying it is now inevitable that the slowdown in the U.S. economy will prompt belt-tightening.
Forrester Research has trimmed its forecast for U.S. IT spending for the second time in less than two months, citing the slowing economy.
The University of Michigan is planning to build a $50 million data center to support its hospital and campus health centers.
Sales of blade servers hit $1 billion in the third quarter, according to IDC.
The Netcraft Web Server survey is at 150 million sites, meaning the number of web sites has grown almost 50 percent in the past year.
A survey finds 82 percent of companies planning data center projects this year or next.
Will Wall Street losses from the subprime mortgage mess lead to IT budget cuts for financial firms?
Worldwide demand for multi-tenant Internet data center space has grown 12.5 percent in the past year, one study says.
Is Cogent entering “corporate middle age?” If so, what might this mean for bandwidth pricing?
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- NY Times: A ‘Comeback Boom’ for Data Centers
- NY Times: A 'Comeback Boom' for Data Centers
- Wired: The Information Factories
- The Telecosm and the Data Center
- Bandwidth Growth Surges as Prices Stabilize
- Data Center Boom Boosts Cleaning Firms
- Fortune: The 'Great Planting' of Server Farms
- Fortune: The ‘Great Planting’ of Server Farms
- Data Centers a Growth Industry for Isle of Man