Data Center Transformations helping Organizations on the Green Path
Technological growth of the organizations has helped them evolve with data centers that can multiply to cater for myriad needs. However, with diverse groups managing the computer rooms, organizations are faced with the challenges of managing the segmented approach, inordinate cost of floor space, maintaining cooling conditions as well as system management. To cater to the demands for an energy efficient data center that can provide the hosting and migration capabilities and seamlessly deliver to the global clientele, leading IT service providers have worked data center transformation strategies. The green data center strategy designed developed by them will not only be energy efficient but will also bring in the various services under the single service delivery framework with a single point of operations for the customer. By focusing on the core competencies, these leading service providers provides their customers with best of the breed solutions. Besides, they also collaborate with the global leaders in various fields to provide for a seamless end-to-end infrastructure services for integrated service delivery. The green IT initiatives adopted by the enterprise will surely cover the technological dimensions, facility and management. This will help enterprises and IT organizations reduce their environmental impact by assessing, planning, and implementing initiatives around their datacenter environment. The next-generation data centers thus designed and developed besides providing for end-to-end data center services will also cater for Near-shore Co-Location Solutions, Business Continuity Planning, Cloud Computing and Mainframe Management Services. Data center transformation solutions by the leading service providers involve understanding the data center technology, such as virtualization, power management and data center consolidation. Further, they also work on the data center facilities by bringing about structural and non-structural changes. The Audit and Gap Analysis helps to rebuild facility/assets to be energy efficient. Besides the experts in the field provide consultancy to ensure right performance for legacy systems and use energy efficient CPU models. As part of the non-structural changes, the enterprises make use of energy efficiency metrics and also quantifies the primary energy and carbon emissions. The service providers in their effort to ensure smooth transformation into a green datacenter are compliant to the regulations, and manages the workload and optimizes the application performance and energy used by the servers. The datacenter management services by the service providers focuses on IT equipments along with their power and cooling requirements. By identifying
initiatives for energy efficiency these service providers leverage on their strong expertise in data center transformation and help the customers achieve information security besides significant energy and cost savings. Related Links: Managed Security Services, Datacenter virtualization
Published on Jun 26, 2012
Technological growth of the organizations has helped them evolve with data centers that can multiply to cater for myriad needs. However, wit...