Data Centers

Data center operational efficiency best practices: Enabling increased new project spending by improving data center efficiency

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Executive Summary

There are four key stages that describe the typical evolution of a data center as it relates to efficiency: Basic, Consolidated, Available and Strategic. How do you move up the efficiency scale and place your data centre at the Strategic level? In this report will introduce you to an IBM& IDC developed model which assess the capability levels of today's data centre, and provide number of case studies which describe the ways IT organisations can progress along the path of data centre transformation.

Case studies from:

  • Albiant-IT, Group BPCE: Operating at the Strategic Level
  • University of Bristol: Investigating for a strategic Centre
  • Associazione Bancaria Italiana (ABI): Moving from Basic to Consolidated
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