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Five Reasons Why You Need a Different Data Center Strategy for the Digital World

Published: 26 March 2015

ID: G00274743

Analyst(s): Rakesh Kumar


The dual impact of the Nexus of Forces and the Internet of Things is creating a new digital world, with a significant impact on data centers. CIOs and I&O leaders must develop an appropriate data center strategy to meet these changes, or risk compromising business agility and competitive strength.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Reasons Why You Need a Modern Data Center Strategy for the Digital World
    • Make the Data Center Behave More Like a Factory and a Laboratory
    • Manage the Pressure on the Data Center to Become Agile and Innovative
    • Manage Different Types of Risk
    • Make the Data Center Part of a Broader Hybrid Topology
    • Embrace New Technologies in a Different Way

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