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Save Costs and Optimize Service Delivery by Limiting Your Data Center Topology to Two per Continent

Published: 08 October 2013

ID: G00255074

Analyst(s): Rakesh Kumar


Most global organizations have too many data centers in too many countries. In order for senior executives to save costs and optimize service delivery, they need a twin data center topology for each continent of major business activity.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • The Need for Regional/Local Data Centers
  • Develop a Global Data Center Topology That Supports a Twin Data Center Model
  • Consider Variations to the Twin Data Center Approach for Industry-Specific Compliance or Risk Assessment Reasons

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