AFCOM, a leading association for the advancement of data center and facilities management professionals across the world, just released it’s 2013 State of the Industry Report for download.
It deals with data center challenges today, the need for efficiency to drive data center expansion, how to build a competent, and effictive colocation.
On the AFCOM-website it states:
“This year’s survey focused specifically on technology, talent, and financial trends within the industry with a goal of empowering you with information to help direct and manage your data centers in coming years.
In particular, it highlights the key survey findings surrounding three major data center management segments: emerging technology including DCIM, colocation and cloud; succession planning; and staff education and certifications.
The purpose here is to help you more clearly understand the future and how your organizations must prepare today to lay a foundation for success tomorrow. As the largest and most prominent association dedicated to advancing data center professionals, we are perfectly situated to give you unparalleled access to these critical trends and to distribute its findings in this issue of the magazine. This is just a peek inside the survey; we will make complete results available at a later date.”
You can view and download the report below: