2020: When Your Data Center Becomes Your Real HQ
10 May 2021
Last year delivered plenty of wakeup calls to corporate real estate executives, but perhaps none bigger than this: Your site selection process for your company’s data center operations now carries more importance than your site selection for your corporate headquarters.
In a world where remote work has become the norm for most non-industrial jobs, the headquarters facility has become a ghost town. Taking its place in critical importance is the data center, the lifeblood of your company’s entire global operation.
The data center is what keeps you connected to your employees, your employees connected to each other, and your company connected to your suppliers and customers. Take it away, and you’re out of business. Slow down or interrupt its performance, and you’re non-competitive. Worst of all, place it in the wrong location, and you’re fired.