It’s no secret that the data center market - as well as the facilities themselves - are growing exponentially. With the data center market projected to grow by 615.96 billion USD from 2021 to 2026, is it now a case of go big or go home?

Perhaps this rapid evolution was spearheaded by the pandemic, but whatever the cause, building big is a whole different ball game. Our unprecedented demand for data means we want it all and we want it now, putting pressure on data center owners and operators to build bigger and faster than ever before.

Customers are demanding more, but so are bigger data centers. Building big requires more planning, more power, more water, more space and generally more resource. But where does that leave us on the sustainability scale? In this eBook we explore the challenges that come with building these mega facilities and discuss how we can scale up sustainably