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New Concepts for Managing Data Center Infrastructure in a Hybrid Environment

Published: 30 August 2018

ID: G00365620

Analyst(s): David Cappuccio, April Adams


The physical location of assets will be less clearly defined as enterprises move toward distributed digital infrastructures, but I&O leaders will still be responsible for them and for the end-user experience. I&O leaders need tools to actively monitor and manage any asset, anywhere, at any time.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Determine How the Various DCIM and DDIM Capabilities Align With Your Needs
    • Recommended Actions
  • Ask Pointed Questions About the Technical Implementations
    • Recommended Actions
  • Probe Beyond Technical Implementation and Benefits
    • Recommended Actions
  • Review the Supporting Processes, Both Before and After Implementation, and Train Your Staff Accordingly
    • Recommended Actions

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