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Agenda Overview for Data Center Modernization and Virtualization, 2014

Published: 20 January 2014

ID: G00259149

Analyst(s): Rakesh Kumar, Philip Dawson , Mike Chuba


Our 2014 research agenda focuses on how modernization and virtualization of the data center infrastructure, along with cloud optimization, drive the industry. We help IT leaders embrace this evolutionary change to transform the infrastructure and deliver results that impact the business.

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  • How will external factors impact how IT leaders implement the modernization and virtualization of the data center?
  • What are the best practices and strategies IT leaders use to address ongoing challenges they face during the modernization and virtualization of the data center?
  • What new technologies will impact how IT leaders modernize and virtualize the data center?
  • Which vendors will succeed and fail during this era of the modernization and virtualization of data center infrastructure?
  • Related Priorities

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