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10 Practical and Easy-to-Use Performance Metrics to Improve Your Data Center Efficiency

Published: 26 January 2018

ID: G00350864

Analyst(s): Henrique Cecci


What you measure is what you get, and the wrong metrics will inevitably lead to imperfect results. I&O leaders should use this research to create a data center scorecard featuring practical performance metrics that can be used to monitor and improve on-premises data center infrastructure efficiency.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Combine Multiple Metrics to Provide a Holistic View of Efficiency
    • Popular Data Center Efficiency Metrics
    • Use Practical and Easy-to-Use but Effective Metrics to Build a Data Center Scorecard
  • Undertake the Ongoing Journey to High-Quality Metrics

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