Today's IT organizations are under pressure to continually adapt IT resources to keep pace with changing business priorities, all the while seeking methods to lower costs and improve efficiency in the data center. The racked, stacked, and wired infrastructure common in today's data center creates obstacles in the ability to deliver and manage new applications critical to the business. Data center managers are challenged by rising operational expenses, power and cooling limiting IT capacity, an IT staff overburdened by manual tasks, and the complicated integration between the server, network, and storage devices. This white paper from IDC Research explains how the new HP Blade Systems enables IT organizations to simplify the deployment of infrastructure and business services through converged infrastructure
To optimize the data center, IT executives are rethinking the deployment, utilization, and management of their IT resources. Since the datacenter has become more tightly integrated with day-to-day business operations, companies are placing greater emphasis on the operations of their IT environments. As virtualization and cloud computing gains mainstream adoption data center operators are finding converged systems and software are the building blocks for the future enterprise datacenters.
If you are currently focused on optimizing datacenter operations and undertaking consolidation initiatives you will want to read this IDC paper on converged infrastructure. Click here to learn more.