Organisations are struggling with the balance between saving money and ensuring a resilient environment. Majority of data centers are 10-15 years old, this coupled with changing regulatory guidelines are driving resiliency needs (Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, Basel II, etc.). CIOs may opt to build new data centers designed to host more equipment, have a greater amount of free space and be more resilient.
For CIOs to plan for IT growth, agility and the speed of introducing new technology are important. Unless new data centers are designed in a modular way that enables speedy expansion, they will not be able to change fast enough to meet user requirements.
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