How Online Shopping Impacts the Data Center

The internet is buzzing with online shoppers.

eBay was one of the world’s first global  online marketplaces, paving the way for companies like Amazon, which is expected to generate 50 percent of all e-commerce sales by 2021.

Chinese e-commerce and superstore operator Alibaba is setting the place for technological innovation by merging e-commerce with brick-and-mortar retailing for their FashionAI concept store.

As retailers seek to enhance the customer experience, we’re seeing more brands converting sales directly from social media platforms. This emerging trend is called social shopping. With millions of online transactions happening daily, machines are sensing, analyzing and transmitting mission-critical information in milliseconds.

Watch the video below for a behind the scenes look what happens to the data center when an online booking or purchase is made.