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Data centres decline as users turn to rented servers (cloud)

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Credit: LinkedIn Data centers are declining worldwide both in numbers and square footage, according to IDC -- a remarkable change for an industry that has seen booming growth for many years. Users are consolidating data centers and increasingly renting server power. These two trends are having a major impact on data center space. The number of data centers worldwide peaked at 8.55 million in 2015, according to IDC. That figure began declining last year, and is expected to drop to an expected 8.4 million this year. By 2021, the research firm expects there to be 7.2 million data centers globally, more than 15% fewer than in 2015. The global square footage of data centers, after recent boom times, is also expected to slide. In 2013, data centers totalled 1.6 billion square feet. That was when big service providers like Amazon, Microsoft and Google were building huge data center complexes -- pushing square footage globally to 1.8 billion this year. But IDC expects that number to decline f…

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Tanpa "Master Plan", Bonus Demografi Indonesia Bakal Sia-sia

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com -  Ketua Komite Penyelarasan Teknologi Informasi Komunikasi (KPTIK) Dedi Yudiant, mengatakan bahwa sampai saat ini belum terlihat ada tanda-tanda dibuatnya master plan teknologi, informasi dan komunikasi (TIK) yang mendukung target ekonomi digital yang digaungkan pemerintah.
Tidak ada mapping sumber daya manusia dalam bonus demografi yang bisa mendukung tujuan ekonomi digital Indonesia. Hal ini akan sangat mengkhawatirkan.
"Arah kebijakan Negara terhadap ekonomi digital dan bonus demografi semakin jauh dari harapan dan kita hanya akan menuju perbudakan digital, karena masyarakat lebih banyak konsumtif ketimbang produktif dalam mengimbangi kemajuan infrastruktur internet di Indonesia yang 95 persen hanya menjadi downloader daripada uploader,” ujar Dedi, Senin (10/4/2017).
Pada kunjungannya ke Amerika Serikat bulan Februari 2016 lalu, Presiden RI Joko Widodo mengangkat konsep ekonomi digital sebagai topik utama. Nilai potensi ekonomi digital Indonesia pada 2020 …