Special report: Data centres, the auto industry and the cloud

This special report, which includes unique insight from key stakeholders such as General Motors, Hyundai and ZF, considers the increasingly important role that data centres are playing in the evolution of the global automotive industry.

Special report: Data centres, the auto industry and the cloud

This special report by Automotive World considers the increasingly important role that data centres are playing in the evolution of the global automotive industry.

It is difficult to overstate the importance of data to the future of mobility. It is also difficult to overstate the importance of automakers defining coherent and sustainable data management strategies.

Such strategies must include an early decision on whether to invest in in-house data centre capacity, and all of the associated costs and management that this entails; or to outsource top specialist third-party providers, ceding some control but also remaining free from such capital-intensive non-core activities.

There are benefits and challenges to each approach, and there is an argument for a hybrid approach. Whatever is decided upon, it must be safe, secure, future-proof and sustainable.

In this report:

  • Data centres – a new dimension to automaker decision-making
  • Internalising data wisely can create new automaker revenue streams
  • Hyundai’s first link in the global data centre chain
  • The future of mobility is in the cloud, says Tier 1
  • The smart, efficient data centre – the backbone of future mobility
  • Modular and edge computing – the future for automotive data?
  • In-house or outsourced? A look at the latest auto industry IT dilemma
  • Data centres complicate the auto industry’s sustainability challenge
  • Virtual and physical: the two battlefields of data centre security
  • Key trends in automotive data management

Special report: Data centres, the auto industry and the cloudfeatures insight from experts at:

  • General Motors
  • Hyundai
  • ZF
  • Verne Global
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE)
  • Navigant Research
  • G+D Mobile Security
  • Getronics
  • Operational Intelligence

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