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With an annual investment of 400 billion, what kind of data center is needed?

Seetao 2022-06-30 11:05
  • China will accelerate the construction of various hub sites and accelerate the weaving of a network of power
  • Since the full-scale launch of the Eastern Digital and Western Computing project in early 2022, a large number of data centers have begun to be constructed
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At the beginning of 2022, the "East and West" project was officially launched, and the upstream and downstream of the digital industry with data centers as the core ushered in a new round of investment and construction boom. According to the statistics of the National Development and Reform Commission, in the first 4 months of 2022 alone, the "East and West" project will drive the investment of all parties to reach 190 billion yuan. According to the calculations of authoritative institutions, the annual investment of the "East and West" project exceeds 400 billion yuan, and the driving effect on related industries will reach 1:8.

There is no doubt that the "Eastern Data and Western Computing" policy guided by the "Guiding Opinions on Accelerating the Construction of a National Integrated Big Data Center Collaborative Innovation System" and "National Integrated Big Data Center Collaborative Innovation System Computing Power Hub Implementation Plan" will become a The leading project of the new infrastructure construction of digital China. So in this context, what kind of development trend will the data center industry take to meet the arrival of the era of "East and West"?

High technology and high computing power

In July 2021, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued the "Three-Year Action Plan for the Development of New Data Centers (2021-2023)", pointing out that new data centers have the characteristics of high technology, high computing power, high energy efficiency and high security. For the data center industry, the new data center is not only the direction guided by national policies, but also the inevitable development direction under the combined effect of technological trends, digital economy needs, and social responsibility.

In terms of construction, modularization and prefabrication have become the mainstream construction methods for new data centers. Faster construction and faster delivery. Only faster can we adapt to the rapid development of the digital industry and meet the ever-changing digital transformation needs of the digital economy, the Internet, and industries. In terms of green and low carbon, on the one hand, the new data center adopts clean energy on a large scale to reduce the carbon emission of energy consumption, and on the other hand, it explores and innovates in energy storage technology and energy storage form. In the future, the relationship between data centers and energy supply will undergo fundamental changes.

In terms of technology, from the construction mode, power supply, refrigeration equipment and other facility layers, to storage, computing and other IT layers, to interconnection, switching and other network layers, and even cloud services, cloud-network integration and other platform layers, all will become new data center innovations The goal.

Computing power empowers thousands of industries

According to the definition of the "Action Plan", the new data center is oriented to support the digital transformation of the economy and society, intelligent upgrading, and integrated innovation, and is guided by the application needs of 5G, industrial Internet, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, etc. Low-carbon technology, a new infrastructure with safe and reliable capabilities, providing efficient computing services, and enabling applications in thousands of industries.

The "East Digital and Western Computing" project will guide the computing power demand in the east to the west in an orderly manner by building a new computing power network system integrating data centers, cloud computing and big data, optimize the layout of data center construction, and build a more efficient , An energy-saving computing power production system to meet the computing power needs of the rapidly developing digital age. Keywords: One Belt One Road, One Belt One Road News, One Belt One Road Project

Therefore, empowering thousands of industries is the ultimate goal of the new data center and even the entire "East and West" project. The future development of the data center industry will no longer be simply "wind, fire, water, and electricity", but will revolve around computing power.Editor/XuNing

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