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Require DCIM Tools in Your Colocation Contract

Published: 17 December 2015

ID: G00270995

Analyst(s): Tiny Haynes


With more pressure on data center facilities operators to provide more flexible, usage-based services to meet the demands of modern infrastructure, IT operations managers should use this research to determine what they need from service providers for a better-quality and cost-effective service.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Ensure Your Service Provider Has a Future Strategy to Invest in a DCIM Platform
  • Mandate That the Service Provider's Roadmap Will Have Enhanced the Portal
  • Put DCIM Capabilities at the Heart of Any Contract Renegotiation

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