The Long Term Costs of Capacity Loss
March 20th, 2012 By: Michael Potts
The cost of under-utilizing the potential of a data center facility can be massive, increasing the price of each provided kW of processing power by up to 100%. Many of today’s data center management strategies risk encouraging short-term management over long term gain and without an understanding of long term costs, short-term drivers dominate the decision landscape resulting in large swathes of data center capacity lost to productive use, driving up the real price paid for that which is active.
This white paper from Future Facilities addresses the causes of lost capacity, offering a thorough overview of the concept of capacity, as well as the costs associated with a misappropriation of storage space. It offers strategies to avoid the loss of capacity, stressing that while avoiding losses completely may be impossible, the costs can be minimalized.
Learn the dangers short-term management strategies pose to your data center. Click here to download this white paper on the costs associated with lost capacity, and how to avoid them.