Glossary

Modern Data Centre

The basic criteria of a up-to-date Data Centre comprise security, high availability and energy efficiency. Through their conceptional structure, they smooth the way to new technologic developments. An up-to-date Data Centre is often of a modular design. Thematic focusses such as big data, but also cloud and high-performance computing repeatedly place high demands onto the design and the performance of a Data Centre. Forcasts assume that the number of servers will increase sixfold within the next ten years. For companies, this means that a ressource-saving method of data processing should be found.