6 February 2024

The benefits of AI data center strategy


“The digital landscape is evolving at breakneck speed, and AI is no longer a futuristic concept – it's the central pillar in the evolving landscape of telecommunications”, writes Ivo Ivanov, CEO of DE-CIX in the DCD ahead of the Mobile World Congress 2024.

The article examines the need for AI-driven data center strategies, emphasizing the potential consequences of not prioritizing the transformative technology. It's not just about being on the cutting edge; it's about being prepared for the inevitable shift to more advanced, AI-driven operations.

Don’t miss out on potential of the AI technologies

Increasingly with the technological advancements, enterprises are also turning their attention to things like data sovereignty, network performance, latency, security, and connection speed. They are more invested than ever in the connectivity infrastructure powering their services, so that they can make sure that the AI use cases they’re pursuing are going to be well accommodated long into the future.

Data center operators need to move their focus beyond mere servers to an AI data center strategy to win business from these AI-hungry enterprises. Integrating new technologies within data centers is becoming the baseline for efficiency and innovation, whether through enhanced data processing capabilities or leveraging AI for predictive analytics.

Failure to incorporate new approaches may not just mean missing out on this potential growth – it could also result in falling behind in our rapidly advancing technological world. With this perspective in mind, the MWC 2024 isn't just a conference but a call to action for operators and enterprises to embrace the power of AI.