Gartner Research

Best Practices to Optimize Cost for Colocation and Hybrid Cloud in Europe

Published: 24 May 2016

ID: G00302679

Analyst(s): Tiny Haynes

Summary

With a currently challenging environment in the European economy, IT leaders are looking for strategies to optimize their hosting costs in Europe by looking at both short- and long-term strategies. Use this research to begin the process.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Evaluate All Existing Supplier Contracts and Renegotiate Pricing
    • Colocation
    • Managed Hosting
    • IaaS
  • Plan Short-Term and Long-Term Strategies Around Infrastructure Investment
  • Critically Evaluate Disaster Recovery and Data Sovereignty Workload Requirements in Europe to Achieve Greater Cost Efficiency

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