Gartner Research

The CIO's Next Best Friend: The Facilities Manager

Published: 17 November 2006

ID: G00144414

Analyst(s): Rakesh Kumar


As IT organizations increasingly face IT power and cooling problems, the facilities group will become more important.

Table Of Contents
  • Trends That Influence Alignment
    • Infrastructure Growth
    • Power and Cooling Facilities Issues
    • Data Center Environmental Issues
    • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity
  • Potential Investments to Keep Pace With Trends
    • Facilities Manager's Skills
    • Facilities Management Team's Resources
  • Recommendations

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