How do you reduce your costs?
The economies of scale and business case that justified having your own data centre in the past just won’t apply in the new world of Hybrid Cloud. As a result the financial landscape of supporting an onsite data centre should be heavily scrutinised.
The good news is the critical mass of running ‘on premise’ IT infrastructure reduces as applications, workloads and services are moved into the Public Cloud. At the same time cost savings can be realised.
Are those expensive upgrades to air conditioning or security systems still justifiable?
Can the physical real estate be re-utilised for a better purpose?