Consolidation

GM Plans $258 Million Data Center in Michigan

An illustration of the design for a new General Motors data center in Warren, Michigan.

General Motors is hoping to build a $258 million data center at a research facility it owns in Milford, Michigan. The company is seeking tax abatements for the project at the Milford Proving Ground, which would feature a 100,000 square foot data center. Read More

New Approaches to Data Center Consolidation

Companies are getting more creative in how they consolidate their environments. We’re not just talking about hardware any longer. Sure, virtualization still plays a big role in the consolidation effort, but there are plenty of other tools as well. Read More

GM Readies Major Data Center Consolidation

An illustration of the design for a new General Motors data center in Warren, Michigan.

Automaker General Motors will launch a major data center consolidation as part of a larger plan to drastically reduce its reliance upon third-party outsourcing firms. GM says it plans to go from 23 sizable data centers worldwide to just two, both in Michigan. Read More

Data Center Consolidation: Managing Expectations

Mergers, acquisitions, right sizing and a host of other initiatives often lead to the consolidation of data centers. These projects birth a host of stakeholders from the C level to the technician with each one bearing a different agenda and criteria for success. Meeting expectations is a project within the project and this Gartner Report specifically addresses these management issues.
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