Data centers must be managed to ensure their performance and availability is up to par within an organization’s IT infrastructure. Data center solution architect Joe Reele provides insight into the data center industry:
Today’s data centers, particularly in sectors like financial services, social media, online accessibility and e-commerce, are expected to be available 24×7 regardless of weather, utility service availability or any other factors. That access and availability is provided by data centers with many systems, services and functions well beyond electrical utility service.
Check out the full post, Industry Perspective: Are Data Centers Utility Companies?, from Data Center Journal.