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China Summary Translation: 'Predicts 2016: Servers Changing Roles in the Data Center'

Published: 28 April 2016

ID: G00304973

Analyst(s): Kevin Ji , Martin Reynolds


Servers are about to take a broader role in data center architecture, as new memory capabilities, software network appliances and hyperconverged architectures make current hardware obsolete. Data center managers must plan new server deployment strategies for 2018, to cut costs and gain flexibility.

Table Of Contents



Predicts 2016: Servers Changing Roles in the Data Center

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • What You Need to Know
  • Strategic Planning Assumptions
  • A Look Back

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