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Reports

2024 Data Center & Infrastructure Report

Discover how and why your IT peers are taking actions and making plans for effective data center and infrastructure management.

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Priorities and challenges

Budget outlook

Workload deployment

Infrastructure hardware

Data center maintenance

Managed services

Sustainability

Human capital

Priorities and challenges

Budget outlook

Workload deployment

Infrastructure hardware

Data center maintenance

Managed services

Sustainability

Human capital

As a global data center and infrastructure solutions company, we’re interested in how organizations manage their data centers and infrastructure worldwide. Explore the responses and expert insights shared in our clear and concise annual report.

Key findings

To be successful, IT leaders must maximize budgets, implement balanced hybrid workloads and work to meet future environmental standards.

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Master your budget management expertise

Despite ongoing budgetary constraints, IT leaders are expected to deliver more services every year. This expectation poses major challenges as complexity increases for staffing demands, infrastructure investments and cloud costs.

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Find the right balance in your hybrid deployment strategy

As IT leaders draw on more firsthand hybrid experience, they’re reevaluating where to house workloads, where to achieve the best performance and how to implement the most cost-efficient environment.

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Act on the growing commitment to sustainability

The impact of data center and infrastructure sustainability is directing more IT decisions toward alignment with business needs, corporate responsibility and environmental goals.

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Budget outlook

Saving IT dollars

Longer equipment life is helping companies stretch IT budgets. Teams are also consolidating workloads and exploring hybrid, public and private cloud solutions to reduce spending.

Extending equipment life 48%
Data center consolidation 43%
Moving from on-prem to cloud 40%
Workload consolidation 40%
IT business process automation 36%
Vendor management 25%

Extending
equipment life

See all responses in the full report.