53.1 percent enterprises believe that a data centre
strategy impact their business. Most of the organizations operate from multiple
data centers but owned fewer than half of their data centers, according to a
survey by Wipro Technologies, along with Outsourcing Center, an Alsbridge
71.9 percent of survey participants reported that they
only know a portion of their data center costs, instead of detailed cost
breakdown. In absence of having such knowledge about data center costs,
organizations cannot measure how, or whether or not, the alternative models are
benefitting them in terms of cost. The cost of such an initiative and lack of
necessary budget was identified by 22.6 percent of participants.
As per the survey, 46.9 percent of participant
organizations have not adopted the alternative models for data center
management, whilst remaining participants have adopted the alternative
The findings of the survey were unveiled at the Garner
Data Centre Conference that is being held in Las Vegas. 75 CIOs and Heads of IT
from Fortune 1000 companies across US, Europe and APAC were included in the
survey. The aim of the survey was to determine the current state of
organizations’ data centers as well as explore the attitudes and challenges
towards data centre optimization.
A majority of participants in the Wipro and Outsourcing
Center survey cited lack of measurable return-on-investment ROI
as a challenge they face in moving to alternative data management models.
As the amount of data proliferates across all industries,
organizations of all types are challenged with optimizing their data center
operations. Since data is at the very heart of most businesses, it benefits
organizations to develop a strategy to deal with their data centers.
The survey also points out new approaches to the data center
can provide organizations of all types with myriad benefits. By standardizing,
consolidating, virtualizing and automating processes, organizations can
transform their data centers to be lean and energy efficient. Transforming the
data center can enable growth, minimize risk, increase speed and agility, and
lead to dramatic cost reductions.
By Telecomlead.com Team