Beyond the Walls of the Data Center

  • Tuesday, 04/04/2017: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Room: 501A
  • Session Number:  IT2:


Explore the advantages of leveraging infrastructure beyond the four walls of your data center like Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, DRaaS. The pressure for IT organizations to increase agility, accessibility and availability while reducing costs is the new norm. Staying more dynamic is the trend for organizations while driving greater efficiencies and productivity. Leveraging the right platform can be the most critical decision in providing application services that meets the expectation of the 21st century. Having the correct processes and governance in place to manage a hybrid infrastructure will ensure the transition and long-term goals are achieved.

Learning Objectives

1- Understand the shift to a service-driven data center model.
2- Understand the decision making challenges that need to be addressed by an organization prior to leveraging these platforms.
3- Understanding processes, governance, metrics and reporting changes that must be present within and organization when introducing a hybrid data center model into your organization.


David Sipes

Global Data Center & Platform Services Manager
Jacobs Engineering