An engineer diagnoses an overheated computer processor at Google’s data centre in The Dalles, Oregon. Asia has seen the fastest growth in the number of large data centres that cater to the world’s tech giants. Photo: APAn engineer diagnoses an overheated computer processor at Google’s data centre in The Dalles, Oregon. Asia has seen the fastest growth in the number of large data centres that cater to the world’s tech giants. Photo: AP
An engineer diagnoses an overheated computer processor at Google’s data centre in The Dalles, Oregon. Asia has seen the fastest growth in the number of large data centres that cater to the world’s tech giants. Photo: AP
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Nicholas Spiro

Why the coronavirus pandemic will turbocharge investment in data centres

  • The turn to digital infrastructure during the Covid-19 pandemic has boosted the existing boom in investor interest in data centres
  • Given that data centres are capital-intensive and require significant technical expertise, investors could consider investing directly in the operating company itself

An engineer diagnoses an overheated computer processor at Google’s data centre in The Dalles, Oregon. Asia has seen the fastest growth in the number of large data centres that cater to the world’s tech giants. Photo: APAn engineer diagnoses an overheated computer processor at Google’s data centre in The Dalles, Oregon. Asia has seen the fastest growth in the number of large data centres that cater to the world’s tech giants. Photo: AP
An engineer diagnoses an overheated computer processor at Google’s data centre in The Dalles, Oregon. Asia has seen the fastest growth in the number of large data centres that cater to the world’s tech giants. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE
Close
We need your support

Advertising helps us continue to provide quality content. Help support us by disabling your adblocker on our site.

How to whitelist us:
  1. 1
    Click on the AdBlock icon at the top right corner of your browser.
    For iOS, go to Settings/Safari/Content Blockers and turn it off.

    For Android, go to your Ad blocker app/Settings and turn it off.
  2. 2
    Click Enabled on this site until the text reads Disabled on this site.
  3. 2
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.
  4. 3
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.