Presentation Transcript: Expanding the Data Center - Traditional Deployments Vs. The Cloud Vs. Co-location
One of the biggest challenges IT managers face today is increased demand on data centers. New technologies, security threats and compliance requirements have forced many IT execs to consider other data center options, from consolidation to IT outsourcing options such as cloud computing and colocation providers.
In the past, when large budgets, venture capital investments and growing revenues reigned supreme, solving data center overutilization problems was a simple matter of building a bigger and better data center. With today's economic downturn, that solution just won't fly. Data center managers have found themselves dealing with annoying details, such as return on investment (ROI) and total cost of ownership (TCO), before the CFO loosens funding for any project, particularly breaking ground on a new data center facility.
Read this presentation transcript to learn about different data center expansion options. Discover the pros and cons of colocation, cloud computing and IT outsourcing and determine which model is best for your organization.