He was of the opinion that data centres are becoming so huge that CIOs are finding it difficult to accommodate sufficient racks within them. The biggest constraint being faced is that of inadequate floor space. Power and cooling follow a close second and third. Emerson conducted an internal survey which revealed that 96 percent of data centres will run out of capacity by 2011. Heat density is a pressing problem in todayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s data centres.
An interesting article about the pressures of good datacenter planning, and how power/heat continue to be the key features of todays’ and next years’ datacenter planning.