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Build a Data Center Strategy by Having Tactical Decisions Create Strategic Results

Published: 30 April 2015

ID: G00276102

Analyst(s): David Cappuccio


Data center managers too often develop strategies based on current technologies and physical infrastructure, rather than what's right for the business over the long term. By linking tactical decisions with strategic objectives, an agile data center and cloud strategy can evolve.

Table Of Contents


  • Link Tactical Actions With Strategic Ideas
    • Facilities and Space Planning
    • Private and Public Cloud Migrations
    • Growth and Overprovisioning
    • IT Service Continuity
  • Bottom Line

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