Michael Kuppinger, P.E., RCDD/NTS, Senior Vice President, Mission Critical & Technology Group, Evironmental Systems Design, Inc., Chicago

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Other Building Types July 1, 2007

Data Center Technology Past, Present and Future

After 42 years, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore's prediction that the number and speed of transistors on a microchip would double every one to two years is still going strong. Named Moore's Law, this 1965 forecast was expected to endure just a decade its author says, but historical cycles lengthened the grip of Moore's Law on technological innovation (see Figure 1).

By Michael Kuppinger, P.E., RCDD/NTS, Senior Vice President, Mission Critical & Technology Group, Evironmental Systems Design, Inc., Chicago