Gartner Research

Data Center Infrastructure Primer for 2019

Published: 07 February 2019

ID: G00375712

Analyst(s): John McArthur , Philip Dawson


The data center infrastructure initiative enables I&O leaders to modernize, optimize and continuously improve predominantly core IT projects. It encapsulates compute, storage and network infrastructure in a managed, secure, intelligent delivery tied to organizations’ business needs.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can we maintain and optimize our existing data center infrastructure?
    • How should we plan for future data center infrastructure?
    • Which data center emerging technologies should we be aware of?
    • What is the position of the data center in a hybrid world?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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