back to article Hyperscalers spunked modest sum of $120bn on bit barns, pipes and plumbing last year

The 20 largest cloud and internet providers splurged almost $120bn in capital expenditure last year with most of the funds going towards furnishing racks in their vast data centres. According to Synergy Research Group, the amounts invested by the likes of Google and Microsoft into physical assets such as buildings and …

  1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    Coming soon: the sector levels out to the amazement of all these pundits who believed it was expanding exponentially just like PCs, mobiles and every other product was, right up to the time it became clear that they weren't.

    1. Terje

      Maybe if the exponential growth continue for to long it will turn into the server equivalent of the "Shoe event horizon" I think I will keep clear of needless cloudification just to be sure not be the cause of the destruction of our world.

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