WHY THE DATA CENTER IS AT THE HEART OF THE MODERN BUSINESS

CIO Review|December 2019

WHY THE DATA CENTER IS AT THE HEART OF THE MODERN BUSINESS
Modern technology is giving us unprecedented capabilities to attain what was previously deemed impossible.
Niladri Saha

If you can imagine it, there’s probably an app that works it out. Similarly, applications need to evolve and businesses need to modernize as customers grow in sophistication and embrace digital technologies, but new innovative capabilities also mean that workloads are getting more data-intensive.

For businesses seeking to manage these exponentially increasing workloads, it all starts with the data center. It has a crucial role to play in any business that has a robust digital transformation strategy, for four reasons:

1. Get rid of inefficiencies – enable resources to be focused where they really matter, while reducing costs

As companies transition to the modern, increasingly software-defined data center, they are reaping the benefits of virtualized workloads and simplified management. Having eliminated the traditional data center’s need for manual input, they are in a much better position to allocate resources properly. Managing IT and facilities becomes much less complex, and workloads can now be moved anywhere allowing IT staff to create and innovate, rather than look after the day-to-day systems maintenance.

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December 2019