Data center owners and operators face high stakes challenges, as poor decisions can lead to difficulties that must be dealt with for decades. In our latest report, hear advice from your peers as they share challenges and key learnings that can lead to better decision-making.
We found that assessing the trade-offs between cap ex and op ex, and key decisions such as where to locate a data center, are extremely tricky for executives because decisions must be made without fully knowing future requirements.
- Expense Management / Tight Budgets leads the list of top management challenges
- Insufficient planning for the future is the most frequently cited mistake
- 64% of corporate data center owners manage them in-house vs. outsourcing
- Leaders continue to find it extremely difficult to predict capacity needs
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