Gartner Research

Data Center Modernization Primer for 2016

Published: 07 January 2016

ID: G00292954

Analyst(s): Philip Dawson , Arun Chandrasekaran , Mike Chuba


Gartner's 2016 research will show I&O leaders and data center professionals how to support, optimize and continuously improve classic Mode 1 workloads in their data centers.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the best approaches to modernizing an organization's data center and to sourcing data center capacity?
    • What are the biggest challenges that I&O executives face in continuing to support and enhance Mode 1 applications and operations?
    • Which vendors will remain or become my strategic partners over the next five years?
    • What opportunities exist and what areas should I prioritize for cost reduction and optimization in my Mode 1 operations?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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