5expert tips to tackle data center capacity planning
Data Center Capacity Planning: Accounting for IoT, Considering Containers, and Combatting Unpredictability
Data center managers face a consistent challenge: the business demands more compute resources, but managers also want to reduce power consumption, cooling, and other facilities costs.
Capacity planning is a major step in the right direction, and can help strengthen the relationship between IT and other business areas. But all the while, IT must contend with big data and IoT, and account for other new technologies that will affect data center capacity.
This exclusive guide illustrates 5 key tips to help you tackle data center capacity planning. Read on to receive advice on how to prepare for IoT projects, use MIPS and MSU to measure mainframe capacity, and more.