How COVID Has Changed the Data Center Industry

Aug. 26, 2020
DCF Editor Rich Miller talks with David McCall of the QTS Experience podcast about how the business impact of COVID-19 pandemic and what it has meant for the data center industry.

Today we’re featuring a conversation from the QTS Experience podcast, as I spoke with David McCall about how the business landscape has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and what that has mean for the data center industry. Topics include the acceleration of enterprise digital transformation, implications of a distributed workforce, and the global conference industry’s transition to virtual.

This is an excerpt from a larger conversation that will appear on a future QTS Experience podcast. The full 90-minute conversation is embedded below. Thanks to QTS and David for the invite!

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About the Author

Rich Miller

I write about the places where the Internet lives, telling the story of data centers and the people who build them. I founded Data Center Knowledge, the data center industry's leading news site. Now I'm exploring the future of cloud computing at Data Center Frontier.

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