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Carbon footprint top cause for datacenter moves

Paul Hammond, Managing Director of GlassHouse Technologies in the UK discusses the increase in datacenter migrations in Britain driven by the need to reduce power consumption.

Paul Hammond, UK managing director of IT infrastructure consultancy , GlassHouse Technologies Inc. talks to Jo Maitland, editorial director of SearchStorage.co.uk on the drive towards reducing the carbon footprint of the datacenter and offers some helpful hints to make your datacenter migration a smoother process.

Organisations often introduce new technology such as server and storage virtualization as part of a migration plan, which can be risky. Hammond cautions IT managers against doing everything at once and says keeping an up-to-date change management and asset database is the wisest move in any migration strategy.

Download: Paul Hammond, managing director of GlassHouse Technologies UK on datacenter migration planning.

For more information on datacenter migration strategies check out this white paper from GlassHouse.

This was first published in January 2008

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