The surge in energy prices is having a major impact on data centre management companies, which are being forced to increase their rates, if they don’t simply close their doors. OVH has announced a 10% increase in its rates at the end of the year. This has a direct and massive effect on the IT costs of client companies, forcing them to rethink their Cloud strategy to avoid finding themselves in an untenable situation in financial and technical terms.
Charles Moureau, France Director of Lucy in the Cloud, provides an expert’s view of the current situation. What are the risks associated with the surge in electricity prices for Datacenters? How are American hyperscalers taking advantage of the situation? What are the impacts on corporate strategies? Can this crisis be an opportunity factor?