Virtualisation is often the first stage to making more effective use of your data centre. However, to maximise that efficiency, you need to automate as much as possible and ensure you keep a tight lid on storage costs.
Data centre design is becoming increasingly standardised, but that doesn’t mean the design process is straightforward. Avoid costly errors by dodging these common data centre design mistakes.
A functional data centre is essential to any kind of cloud strategy, but how can you ensure yours runs at maximum efficiency? IDC research director Donna Taylor shares 10 key issues IT pros should consider when planning their data centre strategies.