In swinging open the doors of the data centre, a new market reality is emerging. Battered, bruised and blind-sided by new and emerging technologies, businesses are turning to the channel to rebuild infrastructure strategies in the pursuit of innovation. In 2018, spending on data centre systems is expected to increase, spanning servers, storage and network equipment. But as the pace of business increases, demands placed on the data centre are changing at pace, with IT departments no longer required to merely keep the lights on. This exclusive Channel Asia Roundtable - in association with Cisco and Innovix - outlined the blueprint of the modern-day data centre, assessing infrastructure opportunities and ongoing channel challenges.