Using Data Center and Business Challenges to Enable Strategic Operational Results (2 Hours)

  • Tuesday, 04/04/2017: 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Room: 502A
  • Session Number:  MDCS12

Description

This presentation will cover how to bridge the gap between tactical decisions and strategic objectives in aging data centers, with a focus on four primary topics: space planning, cloud migrations, overprovisioning, and IT service continuity. Especially suited to organizations who are in the middle of modernization or consolidation projects, we’ll discuss the reality of keeping legacy environments functioning while balancing cloud or growth initiatives and user expectations.

Learning Objectives

Especially suited to organizations who are in the middle of modernization or consolidation projects, we’ll discuss the reality of keeping legacy environments functioning while balancing cloud or growth initiatives and user expectations.
Data centers — even aging ones — represent a significant investment, and data center consolidation can represent a significant cost savings. However, in some cases, your organization by be better served by repurposing and older facility and supplementing it with colo or hybrid IaaS.
Even the best strategic plans sometimes have to be re-evaluated; market conditions or an unexpected surge in sales can stress infrastructure or force upgrades. Join the discussion about how to juggle delivery of services against uptime and unexpected timelines.

Speaker

Shawn Mills

President & CEO
Green House Data
Speaker