Gartner Research

Prepare for the Death of the Data Center as We Know It

Published: 22 May 2018

ID: G00360715

Analyst(s): Tiny Haynes


Gartner anticipates that many leading enterprises will migrate entirely away from their on-premises data centers with the current trend of moving workloads to colocation, hosting and the cloud. With this evolution, I&O leaders must rely on outside partners.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Treat New Data Center Investment Only as the Exception
  • Audit Current Requirements and Capabilities
  • Explore Moving Legacy Workloads Into Colocation

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