As organizations strive to get the most out of existing data center assets, and as virtualization is deployed throughout the data center, the network and the services associated with it grow increasingly important. This report from IDC 
provides an overview on how implementing next-generation networking equipment can facilitate a more dynamic data center and deliver reliability and security that will simplify the entire data center environment.
For most organizations, the data center is in the midst of unprecedented change. IT is making real and lasting changes to the datacenter in a way that meets two goals: optimizes operational and capital costs and responds to business requirements. To optimize costs, IT must increase utilization of IT assets, maintain operational simplicity, and provide a solid business case and ROI for network investment. Agility to respond to business requirements includes activities such as ensuring business continuity, maintaining security and regulatory compliance, supporting rapid application and service deployment, and supporting user and application mobility.
If your organization is striving to get the most out of existing data center assets, and your virtualization deployment this white paper from IDC 
can provide valuable insights on strategies and networking technologies that will help make your datacenter more dynamic. Click here 
to download this IDC white paper.
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 Kevin Normandeau: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/knormandeau/
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