Prioritizing Data Center Security It takes a whole host of resources and know-how to address the complexities of data center security. Preventing attacks and securing operations require a substantial budget to keep pace with existing and future challenges. A report from Markets and Markets predicts that data center security spending will reach $13.77 billion next year. More than […]
Take a strategic look at your current hardware refresh plan; consider timing and frequency of your hardware refresh cycle; consider another option from OEM hardware. Determine how equipment reliability impacts your refresh decisions through failure rate data. Optimize your hardware refresh plan to increase efficiencies and cost savings for your infrastructure strategy.
You can ease the stress on your IT budget with our cost-cutting data center strategies. We can help you effectively reduce your OpEx costs, optimize your CapEx spend and improve your cash flow. Find out how.
In this article, CFOs will learn how they can work with IT partners to cut costs quickly in uncertain and challenging times. The following information will help generate action items for cost containment and highlight key cash conservation ideas including communicating priorities, prioritizing needs, and partnering with a cost-saving support option.
Understanding data center tiers and types helps IT teams differentiate between the productivity, uptime, construction and design offered by each level. The data center tier classification system can be valuable for companies when analyzing the best specifications to align with business and reliability goals.
Do you have questions about using third-party maintenance in your healthcare-related data center? We’ve got answers for you. Address questions like "Will we still be HIPAA-compliant if we use a TPM provider?" "Can you meet the strict SLAs necessary for the healthcare industry?" and more.
5 efficient and effective steps to data center disaster recovery are: Continue reading to learn: Disaster recovery is no longer a nice-to-have for most companies. More frequently the choice is to house DR or high availability systems in colocation facilities that are built to handle natural and other disasters. DRaaS is also more common with […]
Know what your options are when your data center server, storage or network hardware approaches End of Life (EOL) or End of Service Life (EOSL)/End of Support (EOS). Find a complete guide to EOL & EOSL on this tip sheet.
What is third-party maintenance (TPM)? What impact does third-party maintenance have on end-of-life and equipment life cycle? How does third-party maintenance compare to OEM maintenance? What does third-party support mean for IT budget and customer service?
How to do more, spend less, and reduce IT maintenance costs. Factors to consider for data center third-party maintenance: What is the risk? What does cost look like? Who is my contact if I have different brands of equipment? How do I get flexible support? How do I know it’s reliable?
There are many critical details to address and steps to track within a data center relocation project. Knowing your status at each step of your project plan and preparing a back-out plan well in advance of your relocation is essential. How do you start?
As a business partner, an IT leader must be proficient in the area of finance to effectively create more monetary and strategic value. Address three IT budget planning challenges head-on.