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Organisations to focus on datacentre efficiency in 2013
This article is part of the January 2013 issue of CWEurope
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 ...
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