Data center due diligence test

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Sharpening data center due diligence

Investments in data center capacity are a fact of business life. Businesses require new applications to interact with customers, manage supply chains, process transactions, and analyze market trends. Those applications and the data they use must be hosted in secure, mission-critical facilities. To date, the largest enterprises have needed their own facilities for their most important applications and data.

1. How much impact do our facilities have on the availability of important business applications?
2. How much more capacity could we get from existing facilities?
3. What does future demand for data center capacity look like and how can virtualization affect it?
4. How can we improve capacity allocation by tier?
5. How can we incorporate modular designs into our data center footprint?
6. What is the complete list of key design decisions and their financial impact?