Research: the autonomous data centre is far from dead

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Despite rumours of its imminent demise, all the signs are that the company-owned data centre is part of a hybrid computing future

The threat posed by cloud computing to the company-owned data centre, and by extension to members of the in-house IT team, is not a new one. Arguably, the cloud-inflicted demise of the autonomous d...

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