IT Directors Cite Energy Savings As No. 6 Data Center Concern
About 42 percent of IT directors globally said they expect to make significant changes to their data centers in 2010, including energy efficiency upgrades and server virtualization, according to the “2010 State of the Data Center” report from Symantec.
Another 48 percent say they will make minor changes.
Security was listed as a top area of concern in data centers by about 83 percent of respondents.
Server virtualization, an energy saving measure, was the fourth-leading area of concern, at about 72 percent.
Energy savings came in No. 6 at 70 percent.
The survey found that mid-size data centers are more likely to use virtualization.
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