Gainfort Ltd. operates two convenience stores in Huntingdon, U.K., about 70 miles north of London. At the end of employee shifts, owner Sunil Lahal noticed a disturbing trend during cash counts: The totals were off.
It was not long ago that point of sale systems were revolutionary. Merchants began to save time and money using an automated system that minimized error and allowed for better tracking for both inventory and daily sales purposes.
Before the start of each new year, Vertiv identifies the emerging trends that will impact the data center industry in the coming year. This year, one trend stood above the others for its impact across the industry and the value chain supporting it: increased urgency around sustainability and climate change in data center design and operation.