A recent report by ABB Power Conversion revealed that the demand for data centers increased immensely in 2020.
Indeed, it was reported that cloud-based applications for financial and banking services, machine-to-machine, Internet of Things (IoT) applications, and telecom connectivity had become the key drivers of the demand increases put on data centers in 2020.
Moreover, the study found out that service and maintenance are the top data center power concern for 2021, followed closely by power usage and scalability.
It was stated that 50% of U.S. data center professionals expect power system upgrades to meet increased data center demands from 2021. Besides, a quarter of respondents stated that they would not build new space but will instead try to maximize their current facilities to meet demands.