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By 2025, 80% of enterprises will have shut down their traditional data centre, versus 10% today.

Gartner The Data Center is Dead, and Digital Infrastructures Emerge, David Cappuccio, 13 April 2018


The Data Center Is Dead, and Digital Infrastructures Emerge

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Impact for Emerging Digital Infrastructure:

Role of the traditional data centre will be relegated to that of a legacy holding area, dedicated to very specific services than cannot be supported elsewhere, or supporting those systems that are most economically efficient on-premises
As interconnect services, cloud providers, the Internet of Things (IoT), edge services and SaaS offerings continue to proliferate, the rationale to stay in a traditional data centre topology will have limited advantages
This is not an overnight shift, but an evolutionary change in thinking in how we deliver services to our customers and to the business

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