Your data centres are stuck in a rut. While 90 per cent have had an upgrade in the last three years, the data centre you have isn’t the data centre you want.
If you want to build for tomorrow, you shouldn’t start from here.
The hidden problem is the invisible glue: your network. It was hell to set up. It’s difficult to change, You maybe don’t have the skills. Reg readers tell us that many of your networks have hardly changed since the day they were installed.
But now you need flexibility and the ability to scale up and down. And you can’t start from scratch. How do you solve the problem practically? Do you rip and replace, or can you network the data centre you need from the data centre you already have?
Tony is an IT operations guru. As an ex-IT manager with an insatiable thirst for knowledge, his extensive vendor briefing agenda makes him one of the most well informed analysts in the industry, particularly on the diversity of solutions and approaches available to tackle key operational requirements. If you are a vendor talking about a new offering, be very careful about describing it to Tony as ‘unique’, because if it isn’t, he’ll probably know.