Online platforms have become central to our daily lives. That’s why outages have become big news, a fact reflected in the year’s Top 10 stories at Data Center Frontier, which were topped by high-profile outages for Facebook and OVH.
Data center customers have leased more than 500 megawatts of capacity in 2020, an all-time record. With space scarce in key markets, cloud platforms and video services are pre-leasing data centers before they are built.
Here’s a list of industry resources for data center professionals about the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, including best practices from industry groups, perspective from analysts, and policies and contingency plans for data center providers.