Industry watchers say 2010 was a watershed year for the data center business, as new approaches to data center design and operations made the jump from concept to reality. “2010 was a banner year, and the pace of technical innovation in high-scale facilities continues to accelerate,” said James Hamilton of Amazon. In 2010: The Year in Review, we explore the developments a group of data center thought leaders identified as the key data center trends for 2010.
2010: Data Center Innovation Drives Change
For the data center industry, 2010 was a watershed year in which innovation emerged on several fronts, and new approaches to data center design and operations made the jump from concept to reality.