Access "Organisations to focus on datacentre efficiency in 2013"
This article is part of the January 2013 issue of IT spending to rise in 2013
Enterprises want the best value from their investments and will try to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of their datacentres in 2013, according to a study from analyst Ovum. The sustainable datacentre market will see accelerated growth in 2013 as it becomes more focused on cost-savings, and provides more efficient internal IT delivery methods such as virtualisation, software-defined networks (SDNs) and the use of converged infrastructure solutions, according to the firm’s research. “Due to the rise of the datacentre infrastructure management (DCIM) market, now referred to as IT financial management, closely linked to the cost and availability of energy, the role of chief sustainability office (CSO) will become more commonplace in organisations,” said Roy Illsley, principal analyst at Ovum and author of the report. Although DCIM represents a small market today, it will become more widely used in 2013, as its initial drives will be based on costs linked to energy and change, the analyst predicted. “As organisations look more into saving costs, energy ... Access >>>
Premium Content for Free.
IT budgets to rise despite downturn
by Bill Goodwin
IT budgets will grow by 2% next year in Europe, a study of 180 companies with an IT spending power of $52bn reveals.
- IT budgets to rise despite downturn by Bill Goodwin
Organisations to focus on datacentre efficiency in 2013
by Archana Venkatraman
As businesses seek the best value from investments they will try to reduce costs and improve sustainability in their datacentres in 2013
United Drug saves €30k-plus a year with Silver Peak WAN optimisation
by Antony Adshead
Irish drug multinational deploys Silver Peak WAN optimisation products to cure network bottlenecks, ensure effective disaster recovery and save on network costs
- Organisations to focus on datacentre efficiency in 2013 by Archana Venkatraman
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
The state of email trust in 2014
Email security improved in 2014 but most companies still haven't done enough to protect their customers from phishing attacks, this study from Agari ...
Strategies for the age of digital disruption
Disruption can happen at any time, in any sector, and its effect on traditional organisations can be fundamental. Capgemini offers some strategic ...
Bridging the big data divide: Part two
As the big data era takes hold, it is time to sit down with the business and sort out what IT can do to provide a fully supportive data platform for ...