By Dale Vile
While the imminent death of on-premise computing as a result of hosted cloud services has been greatly exaggerated, this doesn’t mean that the enterprise data centre can remain as it is. Stakeholders want IT to deliver against business requirements more quickly, flexibly, reliably and cost-efficiently than ever before. With advances in technology and best practice continuing to be made in parallel, is it time for a new approach to data centre computing?
Dale is a co-founder of Freeform Dynamics, and today runs the company. As part of this, he oversees the organisation’s industry coverage and research agenda, which tracks technology trends and developments, along with IT-related buying behaviour among mainstream enterprises, SMBs and public sector organisations.