As demand for data centres grows, relocation or expansion may seem the only option. However, it’s worth thinking more broadly about your needs: you may well be able to get more data centre capacity in your existing location.
There’s a fierce battle between vendors to control the virtualisation market and (by extension) the future of how cloud systems are deployed. By Gartner’s reckoning, that battle comes down to two key players: Microsoft and VMware.
Cost reduction is a constant catchcry for most data centres. But is it possible to reduce our spending any further?