There are several ways to modernize a data center, including low-investment fixes, major upgrades and replacement. But which approach should you adopt?
Data centers are changing fast, and it is sometimes said that a facility becomes obsolete on the day it is built and commissioned. In most cases, this is far from the truth. As data center technology has matured, it has become possible to upgrade an existing site - and, more importantly, it is now possible to understand the likely financial implications of any decision to modernize your facilities.
Modernization covers a range of situations. Some facilities may be aging, and need improvements such as more space, more efficient cooling, or more flexible power