The key challenge of directional innovations is the question of their energy efficiency, since IoT, SmartHome, etc. do not only have a demand for new computing capacities, but also a new demand for energy.
It is now almost as easy to set up a 100 Gbps or faster optical connection across hundreds to a thousand kilometers or more as it for a short few hundred meters between racks at an interconnect point.
Historically, data centers had been located in remote locations. Cities were simply too expensive – from the land to energy costs. When the biggest priority was lowering the price per kilowatt, cities simply could not compete. This all changed...
If you’ve been frustrated by the limitations of incremental backups and differential backups for the enterprise, an “incremental forever/virtual full” approach may make sense for your organization.
After migrating data centers and applications, financial companies often find that the cloud delivers other unexpected benefits in the area of compliance.