Smart cities bring together technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, artificial intelligence (AI) and self-driving cars to change the way we live and do business. This article looks at how data centres will benefit from the emergence of smart cities, which will require lots of connectivity, data storage and compute power for analytics.
Smart cities are a key component of our digital future, bringing together technologies such as the IoT, Big Data, AI and self-driving cars to change the way we live and do business in major urban centres. Their motto is to bring interactive and intelligent technologies into the urban space, which has multiple networks of sensors with huge data flows.
Smart City Mission, a retrofitting programme initiated by the Indian government in 2015, aims to give friendly and sustainable cities to all citizens of the country. Instead of smart cities arriving slowly and in phases, the early adopters have already started deploying networks of sensors and devices to lay the groundwork for smarter and sustainable infrastructure. Thus, integration of digital technologies to provide more efficient urban services will help to facilitate fine communication between the government and citizens.
Redefined role of data centres
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