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How to Prevent Toxic Data Center Assets From Limiting Digital Transformation

Published: 24 March 2020

ID: G00421834

Analyst(s): Tiny Haynes

Summary

As cloud migration and digital transformation accelerate, many organizations with extensive legacy on-premises infrastructure struggle to embrace an opex model. I&O leaders must help companies embrace an investment model that removes toxic assets and enables infrastructure-led disruption.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Adjust the Value of On-Premises Components to Determine Their Contribution to Business ROI
  • Favor Cloud and Opex Models Over Long-Term Capital Investments in On-Premises Data Centers
  • Reduce Dependence on Infrastructure That Delays Digital Transformation

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