Helping your team assess your current IT environment, explore alternative scenarios and optimize your infrastructure using independent, objective data.
Your infrastructure and solution architects, storage and server engineers, IT operations and data center managers, and capacity planners can tap our proprietary, comprehensive database of continually updated information (including extensive historical data) to:
Our interactive, Web-based tools make it easy for your team to create detailed, customized reports and support what-if scenario analysis:
Rapidly analyze server consolidation scenarios, model alternative strategies, and conduct what-if analysis. Quantify potential savings in the number of servers and the space, power and cooling they consume. Build a budget and business case for needed improvements.
Analyze and manage server assets across data centers, wherever they reside. Importing asset configurations is fast and easy, and you can quickly export them to the Server Consolidation tool for more detailed analysis.
Launch competitive comparisons with a single click. Choose from an extensive library of server and storage product information covering all major current products and obsolete products dating back more than 20 years.
A consistent, normalized view of relative server performance enables direct, head-to-head comparisons between servers by combining best-case performance data from multiple benchmark sources (SAP SD Two-Tier, TPC-C, TPC-H, SPECjbb2005 and two SPEC CPU2006 components) and server manufacturers. RPE2 data covers all processor configuration options for x86, IA-64 and RISC servers for major vendors from 1997 onward — over 24,000 configurations in all.
Learn more about Gartner RPE2 methodology.