The Next Frontier in AI? Lights Out Data Centers, But We Need the Connectivity First

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- Everyone wants to know what’s driving hyperscale growth, and whether we should expect this tour de force to continue into the future. After all, things are changing, but not in the most uniform way. So CAPRE’s introductory panel at it’s recent Northern California Digital Infrastructure Summit dove deep into this topic. ”Hyperscale, Hyper Speed: What are the Underlying Factors Driving the Growth of Hyperscale and Cloud?” featured half a dozen thought leaders representing diverse cross-sections of the digital infrastructure industry to delve deep into this topic. “One of the things is I wanted to ask this panel about is disruptive technologies such as AI, that are driving growth,” began Moderator Rhodes, Managing Director for Data Center Services at Structured. “Can you talk a little bit about some of the things that you see that’s driving this?” Zaid Ali Kahn, General Manager for Azure Infrastructure at Microsoft offered a first response. “I think that in the next ten plus years you will see AI driving so many applications. It will drive our experience. That is just going to be huge,” he predicted. “If you to China, the revolution of AI is much stronger. Due to the differences in restraints on privacy and all of that, they’re able to explore so much more on privacy. They recognize that society is changing so fast.” “The U.S. and Europe will catch up, but it will change the way the way…