Baseline: Planning Your Data Center Strategy
Enterprises looking to revamp their strategies around data center optimization and utilization face the initial decision of whether to build from scratch or to retool their existing systems.
Creating a new data center from scratch allows an organization to plan for the greatest amount of customization. However, the significant investment in time, construction, hardware and support is prohibitive for many enterprises. Reconfiguring an existing data center is efficient and cost-effective, but it cannot always fully address an enterprise’s requirements.
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