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The evolution of data centre management: A timeline

To understand the current state of data centre management, it can be useful to look back at the major events that shaped the industry as we know it today

Data centres have come a long way since the early days of computing. Once relegated to a room within an organization’s offices, data centres were historically inefficient energy hogs and often full of safety hazards. Today, advanced and energy-efficient data centres are key infrastructure in our global economy. That shift has led to major changes in the way data centres are designed and managed.

To understand the current state of data centre management, it can be useful to look back at the major events that shaped the industry as we know it today.

The future of data centre management

As the digitization of our world continues to grow exponentially, data centres are at a crucial stage in their lifecycle. Now is the time to invest in technology and strategies that support every aspect of data centre operations while mitigating downtime and optimizing total cost of ownership. That means partnering with facilities management (FM) experts with the deep knowledge and resources to help usher owners and operators through the next lightning round of changes.

To learn more about how an FM partner can support your data centre strategy, reach out to a JLL expert today.