The challenges organizations face with maintaining their own IT infrastructure has encouraged them to seek alternatives to meet their data and computing needs.
In the past, any time a business would request new applications or services, IT organizations would have to determine how they would be able to build the application to fit into their existing architecture.
With the range of challenges that accompany running an infrastructure and operations organization, it is often hard to keep up with emerging trends that could potentially improve day-to-day operations.
Data centers are buildings that host servers, network, and storage hardware. This facility also hosts a range of other systems, including security, network connectivity, and electrical/mechanical systems (MEP).
In part 4 our series on IT infrastructure planning with Jeff Gilmer of Excipio Consulting, the conversation turns to the age-old debate of “Build vs. Buy”. With virtualization now part of the equation and more data center data center leasing options, how have the fundamentals changed in considering whether to build and operate your…
How Does IT Impact Your Overall Data Center Strategy? What You Need to Know for a Data Center Consolidation.
A great many factors go into developing your organization’s data center strategy. There are numerous elements that influence future space, power, cooling, and compute needs. Those elements are different than they used to be, and continue to change. Not properly understanding your future needs can lead to significant problems, both operationally and financially. If you…