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The Future of Enterprise Data Centers — What’s Next

Published: 24 April 2019

ID: G00384249

Analyst(s): Henrique Cecci

Summary

With the rise of cloud computing, traditional enterprise data centers are adapting and evolving. Here, we examine the key trends shaping the future of enterprise data centers and helping infrastructure and operations leaders make informed decisions about on-premises infrastructure architectures.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Data Centers Will Be Distributed, as Hybrid IT Becomes Standard
  • Simplified, Standardized and Rationalized
  • Intelligent, Software-Defined and Automated
  • Resilient and Service-Defined
  • Smaller, Denser and More Vertical
  • Efficient and Cost-Effective
  • Agile and Flexible
  • Multiconnected
  • Greener and Sustainable
  • Regulated by Governments

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