This paper describes a framework for deploying Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software. Each data center moves through different phases in managing their infrastructure, often starting with spreadsheets and diagrams, then moving to early stage DCIM and on to more sophisticated deployments. See how your data center stacks up against this maturity model, then learn the typical steps that lead you down the path of adopting better processes and realizing more benefits over time.
Infrastructure and operations leaders often struggle to understand the role of cloud computing and to develop strategies that exploit its potential. I&O leaders should complete the prerequisites before making the technology decisions required for successful, service–centered cloud computing strategies.
Read the Gartner report to learn more about key recommendations:
Identify the cloud computing-related IT services you will offer or procure
Document the internal processes that will be affected by the …