Data centers must keep up with growing digital demands by increasing delivery speeds to support enterprise cloud infrastructure needs. This can be achieved through strategic sourcing and industry optimization of the data center supply chain.
Like the rest of the world, the data center industry has proven to be highly dependent on the supply chain.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, production shortages and distribution snags have been hitting everything from concrete to the trace metals that enable advanced server, storage and networking environments.
Data centers contain physical or virtual servers that are connected internally and externally through networking and communication equipment to store, transfer and access digital information. Each server has a processor, storage space and memory, similar to a personal computer but with more power.