Organizations that are characterized by fast growth share some common traits, such as faster product development cycles and more agile infrastructure. IDG Research shows that 59% of organizations surveyed either have already deployed or plan to deploy Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) in the next 12 months. So what are the must-have requirements, and what’s on your IaaS checklist for getting started?
There’s a couple of important questions I need to ask: Which of these two better represents your business—Charles Darwin or the dodo? Now, which would you prefer represented your business? It’s been over 130 years since Darwin’s death, and he’s still considered a pioneer and thought leader. Now that’s a lasting impression. The Dodo? Not as happy of an ending.
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Server assessments are an essential step on the road to migrating to a hyper-converged data center infrastructure. Understanding how you are utilizing your existing resources is critical for capacity planning as you strategically determine how to implement hyper-convergence solutions in your data center to reduce costs, streamline operations, and simplify management.
Most of the time managing legacy data centers is spent on troubleshooting, provisioning, and conducting routine maintenance tasks. These activities consume the majority of IT resources, restricting IT’s ability to drive business innovation.
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As you might imagine, software-defined networking (SDN) eliminates a lot of the routine maintenance and support that ties up IT resources. This gives an enterprise the opportunity to better think strategically, become more flexible and agile, and better leverage cloud applications and a converged infrastructure. Where are we with adoption? And what role is SDN playing in the hyper-converged trend? What do IT leaders need to know about this?