Gartner Research

How to Create and Manage an Infrastructure Capacity and Performance Plan

Published: 21 August 2014

ID: G00268640

Analyst(s): Milind Govekar , Ian Head


I&O leaders need common artifacts and a consistent approach to capacity planning across the entire infrastructure. This allows investments to be accurately forecast to match business needs, and avoids capacity and performance incidents. This research details how to create such a process.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Address All the Prerequisites for the Planning Process
  • Create an Effective Capacity Plan Management Process
    • Key Actions
    • Two Guiding Principles
  • Bottom Line

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