Data Center Capacity Planning

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These days it seems every service provider is touting a cloud computing offering. But is the future of the cloud the biggest topic among IT infrastructure decision makers? Not according to many experienced data center professionals. This white paper, written by industry veteran Tesh Durvasula of QTS, provides insights on how to plan for your future data center needs based on interviews with multiple data center managers.

Many data center professionals are concerned that the cloud doesn’t necessarily give them the security and control they want. In addition, they know that with application growth, demand for data center space has to grow as well. Yet they don’t see the matching supply of suitable space and power that provides the scalability and flexibility they know they are going to need in the future. Their concerns focus on where is all the necessary IT infrastructure is going to go?

This paper looks at many key data center trends like cloud computing and other complex hosting and colocation strategies. It also provides valuable insights on how to build a plan for a scalable and flexible data center strategy. Click here to download this white paper.

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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