back to article Datacenters face double dilemma of supply issues and a need for speed

The datacenter industry is caught between conflicting demands: the pressure to deliver projects faster, while product and skills shortages lead to delays. These are some of the findings from a report published by UK datacenter biz Keysource, based on a survey of more than 250 IT directors and datacenter professionals. The …

  1. elsergiovolador Silver badge


    and skills shortages lead to delays.

    Do you mean shortage of fools willing to work for low wages?

    Or do you mean skills as in how to make do with a poor wage and knowledge how hard you worked to get that job that pays marginally better than a job that doesn't require any expertise?

    It really requires some mental gymnastics skills.

  2. wyatt

    A shame you have to supply your email to view the report but that's life.

    Interesting that I go to a number of private DC's and they're well under their capacity- It'd be interesting to work out what the 'cloud' hosting split is between that and a physical DC. There's clearly a point at which Azure and AWS become second choice, I personally think we'll see more moving back to traditional locations like this and the other report is suggesting. Have all the on-prem engineers reskilled?

  3. Bill Gates

    "skills shortage"

    TRANSLATION: shortage of willing PAY for the skills

  4. J.G.Harston Silver badge

    If there's such a skills shortage, where are the job adverts? Data Centre jobs are conspicious in my having never seen vacancies for in all the vacancies feeds and head-hunting contacts I get.

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