Today’s data center managers and employees need a wide range of skills to handle infrastructure challenges. You still have to understand traditional data center issues. But cloud-based IT spending is expected to grow six times faster than general IT spending through 2020, making new cloud-related skills crucial. These new skills will help you evolve as a data center manager to stay relevant in the changing environment.
This week, we look at a Portuguese data center that keeps cool thanks to mountain breezes; using AI to keep downtime at a minimum; Amazon gets into the satellite business and more.
Data centers provide great career prospects for IT professionals across the globe. In today’s data-centric world, these facilities provide core functionalities for business operations. In order to run the facilities efficiently, workers need to have a wide range of skills. It also takes time to gain the necessary data center related knowledge and experience. The bottom line? Workers with the right expertise are in high demand.