When it comes to building a data center, organizations need to balance timelines and costs with their unique geographical and technological requirements. To this end, supply chains play a critical role in the success of every data center project. When supply chains are optimal and reliable, projects stay on schedule. But this is often easier said than done. During the COVID-19 pandemic in particular, many organizations saw firsthand just how fragile supply chains can quickly become—and what happens when they fall apart or run into unforeseen delays.

Rob Coyle (bio)
Data Center Facilities Lead
Open Compute Project

Bret Lehman (bio)
Data Center Facilities Project Lead
Open Compute Project