Datacenter Transformation: New Directions for IT
In today's fast-paced business environment, organizations increasingly require solutions and services that are delivered by a responsive IT department. In order to deliver such services, IT can no longer rely on the traditional datacenter model in which hardware and software assets are provisioned for the business in a process that is often lengthy, inefficient, and expensive and ultimately fails to deliver required service levels. To meet dynamic business services needs, IT must change the model of its datacenters by incorporating flexible and agile infrastructure and processes that support the cost effective and timely delivery of services.
The following report contains answers to 5 crucial data center questions posed by Hitachi Data Systems to Benjamin S. Woo, program vice president of IDC's Worldwide Storage Systems research, on behalf of Hitachi Data Systems' customers.