Gartner Predicts Half of Data Centers Will Run Out of Power by 2008
December 4, 2006 Timothy Prickett Morgan
If you don’t think power and cooling issue is a problem with data centers, then you are either one of the lucky companies with only modest computing requirements or you have never lived with a server cluster. But the analysts at Gartner have jumped on the power and cooling bandwagon, and now say that half of the data centers in the world are going to run out of power by the end of 2008.
Maybe the situation is worse than I thought, then, when I wrote Lean, Mean Green Machines three years ago.
Gartner did not, by the way, literally