Data and data centres are key to building the smart megacities of tomorrow: Neil Cresswell, Virtus Data Centre

Smart cities are quickly becoming a priority for many governments across the globe. The need to tackle climate change, reduce energy consumption, and develop more efficient systems of governance for a rapidly growing and mobile population are some of the biggest challenges we are facing today. Neil Cresswell, CEO, Virtus Data Centre explores this and much more in his opinion piece for Data Centre Dynamics Ltd here – “Megacities in the digital age – why the data center is the crucial ingredient for success.”

The article discusses the need for using technology to build smart cities, the pros and cons of building them, the challenges and how big data and data centres can help build High Density innovation strategies for our existing and upcoming megacities.