• Data Centres are the backbone of the internet connected world. If you use a smartphone, or internet, you are connected to the data centre networks.
• Cloud enabled data centres empowers cloud-based applications to be accessed anywhere, including your email, drive, popular applications etc.
• Edge data centres is the future of data centres. These are hyper local data centres which enables the delivery of IOT services.
The rapid evolution of processing power, storage technologies and availability of high-quality broadband speed and big data have enabled the realization of a new computing model called cloud computing. In cloud computing, resources such as computing power & infrastructure, application platforms, and business processes are provided through the internet as general utilities to users in an on-demand fashion. A consumer can access and use these resources and services from anywhere and anytime through internet connection. The end user may not be aware of the equipment that is being used to provide him this service. Business enterprises are now increasingly seeking to reshape their business models to gain benefits from this new paradigm of resource sharing.
The use of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS has been evolving and becoming popular during the past years. Cloud server technologies to grow include fatter servers that allow larger instances or more virtual machines (VMs) per server; in-memory database instances with as much as 2 TB DRAM and remote direct access memory (RDMA) over Ethernet.