Consolidating data centers gartner
First and foremost, it may be useful to point out that some of the predictions and trends we will be talking about have been discussed in the past from time to time.
Liquid cooling has made inroads into the bitcoin mining data center world as well as academic and scientific super computer deployments.
We have a tendency to forget how long it takes for any industry to actually make the full shift to a new and more disruptive paradigm.
So perhaps the biggest prediction is the old saw, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” Data and telco/network centers are really no different.
Some industry analysts claim that solid state disks (SSD) will become the de facto standard for online computing in the coming year.
They attribute this to a rapid decrease in pricing, larger capacity, and read/write endurance.