An InformationWeek Vendor Perspectives WebCast: The New Data Center Economics Industry Trends are Conspiring to Lower the Cost of IT
An On-Demand InformationWeek WebCast
Duration: One Hour
Like so many areas of the current cost-constrained business climate, IT professionals are feeling the pressure to search out greater efficiencies and economies of scale in their operations. The most obvious targets for savings are from the equipment purchases, energy efficiency, and staff productivity. Subsequently, the technology trends that are generating the most interest and excitement are those that focus on achieving high levels of efficiency:
Grid and cloud computing
Software as a Service
Each of these topics have affected the products strategies of all of the major IT vendors and CIOs: virtualized and clustered servers and storage, high levels of management automation and the portability and elasticity of IT resources to instantly respond to changing application workloads. Taken together, these capabilities provide a new era of IT economics.