Roundtable Recap: 20-Year Cloud, AI/ML Forecast; Adapting Legacy Sites for Data Centers; Sustainable Onsite Power Hopes; U.S. Supply Chain Outlook

Dec. 18, 2023
Our Data Center Executive Roundtable for the Fourth Quarter of 2023 asked for our four industry leaders' opinions and reasoned takes on four key trends in the contemporary data center industry.

Our Data Center Executive Roundtable for the Fourth Quarter of 2023 asked for our four industry leaders' considerations on topics including: 

  • Envisioning cloud, AI and ML demands for the data center industry's next 20-year cycle.
  • Creative/adaptive reuse of vacant office, retail and other commercial real estate properties for data center design and construction development. 
  • Opinions on which data center onsite power generation technologies and solutions present the best sustainability outlook for investors, developers and operators.
  • Reflections on on main chances going into 2024 and beyond, geographical and otherwise, for an expansion of U.S. manufacturing capabilities for providers of equipment to the North American data center industry.

Here is the full question and answer session, organized by topic:

Here are links to the individual Q&A summaries for each of our distinguished panel members:

The conversation is moderated by Data Center Frontier Editor in Chief Matt Vincent.

Thanks to all of our executive participants for sharing their time and insights!


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Matt Vincent

A B2B technology journalist and editor with more than two decades of experience, Matt Vincent is Editor in Chief of Data Center Frontier.

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