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June 29, 2017 -
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With all the buzz about data center load going to the cloud or to colocation sites, it may come as a surprise that the percentage of data center workloads residing in enterprise-owned and -operated data centers has remained stable at 65 percent since 2014, according to the 2017 Uptime Institute Data Center Industry Survey. That survey found that 22 percent of the load was in colos or multi-tenant data centers, with 13 percent deployed in the cloud.
The takeaway is that with the explosive growth in business critical applications and data, enterprises continue to see the data center as not just important, but essential to their their digital-centric strategies.
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This Quick Read was submitted by Edward Sullivan, editor of Building Operating Management magazine, firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to read more about data centers on Facilitiesnet.com.