For some time now, I have been writing about the explosive growth in the volume of data in insurance and our eventual inability to store and access it effectively. Now a recently announced survey from the Uptime Institute has confirmed that data centers are indeed having space and power issues and that many operations currently performed in data centers are headed to the cloud.

According to a news release from the Uptime Institute, their inaugural data center industry survey found that 74% of respondents had deployed or were considering some form of cloud computing, primarily private cloud. Other key points included the news that 36% of data center facilities would run out of space, power or cooling in 2011-2012.

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