Five data center predictions for 2022

The sector is booming and maturing globally — but management challenges lie ahead

In this report, Uptime Institute Intelligence looks beyond the obvious trends of 2022 — that the sector is thriving, building out to the edge and recovering and adapting to the pandemic — and identifies some potentially challenging issues.

Top issues for 2022 include sustainability reporting and the difficulty of achieving zero-carbon emissions, the uneven impacts of processor innovations, supply chain problems and the concentration risk of cloud computing.


  • Andy Lawrence, Executive Director of Research, Uptime Institute

  • Rhonda Ascierto, Vice President of Research, Uptime Institute

  • Daniel Bizo, Research Director, Uptime Institute

  • Tomas Rahkonen, Research Director of Distributed Data Centers, Uptime Institute

Five data center predictions for 2022

Download the Report

Fill out the form below to download the report.