TROUBLE SPOTS: 77% reported unexpected business disruption in their data, and 35% assessed the impact as serious.
BIG HOLES: 62% currently have unfilled data center positions.
BIG PLANS: 66% say they expect their data center operations to expand.
BLACKOUTS: 35% of outages could be traced to power failures at local utility companies; 22% were caused by internal power failures; and 10% by natural disasters.
Source: "Five Bold Predictions for the Future of the Data Center," AFCOM, March 2006
This was first published in June 2006