How to Avoid Data Center Planning Mistakes

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Why do so many data center build outs and expansion projects fail? This white paper from Lee Technologies addresses this question by revealing the top nine mistakes organizations make when designing and building new data center space. It also examines an effective way to achieve success through the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) approach.

According to IDC research, the average data center is nine years old. However, Gartner research states that any data center which is more than seven years old is obsolete. Overcrowded or obsolete data centers create a roadblock for growing organizations and expansion is often the only solution.

Now that the financial markets are making it easier to obtain capital credit, and the economy is starting to recover, many organizations are planning new data centers or expansion projects. While speed to market is critical to success, companies that fail to assess their business needs properly will create dead-end data centers that will not deliver uptime performance goals or meet future business needs.

To ensure that your next data center project is successful you will want to read this white paper on the top nine mistakes in data center planning. Click here to download.

About the Author

Kevin Normandeau, is a veteran of the technology publishing industry having worked at a variety of technology sites including PC World; AOL Computing; Network World; Geek.com and International Data Group (IDG). Kevin lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two sons. When he is not in front of the computer (which is most of the time) he likes to get out to ski, hike and mountain bike.

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