Data Center Management

The data center is the repository for an organization's computer systems, data, and related equipment.

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  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
  • Infrastructure & Operations
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Building The Always-On, Always-Available Enterprise

    Three Steps To Get You On The Path To Running 24x7x365 Services

    Your extended enterprise consists of customers, partners, suppliers, and employees, and every stakeholder in this ecosystem expects your services to be available 24x7x365 in a seamless fashion. But...

    • Downloads: 460
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Key I&O Technology Trends To Watch In 2014, Part 2

    Embrace New Approaches To Radically Transform Business Resiliency

    To accelerate business growth, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals in Asia Pacific (AP) must understand and ultimately master four key I&O-related trends: 1) Continually consolidate and...

    • Downloads: 162
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The State Of Business Technology Resiliency, Q2 2014

    Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders have a growing number of services and tools to better prepare themselves for any type of event, whether it's natural or manmade; however, that doesn't mean...

    • Downloads: 146
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: Cloud-To-Cloud Resiliency

    Top Cloud Users Design A Multicloud Approach To Ensure Highly Available Services

    Just like on-premises infrastructure, clouds fail. We see this in the news on an almost daily basis. Yet as we enter the age of the customer, downtime is becoming less and less acceptable. How can...

    • Downloads: 193
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Execute The Five Key Processes Of The Business Technology Resiliency Life Cycle

    Processes: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    This report outlines Forrester's solution for infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders responsible for developing and implementing the core processes that support business technology (BT)...

    • Downloads: 214
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Back Up Your Critical Cloud Data Before It's Too Late

    Cloud-To-Cloud Backup Emerges As A Practical Option For Cloud Data Protection

    For years, it has been standard practice to back up your critical data. You store several copies locally for operational recovery and send copies off-site (electronically or physically) for disaster...

    • Downloads: 169
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Traditional Disaster Recovery Service Providers, Q1 2014

    The Six Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In Forrester's 45-criteria evaluation of traditional disaster recovery service providers, we identified the six most significant service providers — CSC, HP, IBM, Phoenix, Recovery Point...

    • Downloads: 270
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Disaster-Recovery-As-A-Service Providers, Q1 2014

    A Dozen Cloud-Based Resiliency Players Battle It Out For Top Honors

    In Forrester's 17-criteria evaluation of disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) vendors, we identified the 12 most significant service providers — Axcient, Barracuda Networks, CenturyLink...

    • Downloads: 450
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Breaking Down VMworld 2013

    VMware Delivers A Strong SDDC Message, An Incremental Cloud Story, And A Relatively Weak End User Computing Message

    Is the traditional data center about to be disrupted by the cloud? Not if VMware can help it. Last week's annual VMworld conference in San Francisco drew over 20,000 infrastructure and operations...

    • Downloads: 257
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Seven Business Technology Resiliency Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy

    Key Takeaways That Can Help You Strengthen Your Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery Plans

    In late October 2012, Superstorm Sandy barreled through the Caribbean and the eastern US, affecting almost half of the states in the US. The storm left millions without access to basic...

    • Downloads: 214
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Elevate Your Business Technology Resiliency Program With An In-Depth Strategic Plan

    Strategic Plan: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    This report outlines Forrester's solution for IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders to develop their business technology (BT) resiliency strategic plan. A well-documented strategic plan is...

    • Downloads: 334
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Enhance Business Technology Resiliency With An Effective Crisis Communication Strategy

    Communication: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    Year after year, when asked to name the top lessons learned from contingency plan invocations, organizations consistently cite that they underestimated how difficult it would be to communicate...

    • Downloads: 332
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Master The Eight Disruptors That Will Transform Business Technology Resiliency In 2013

    Landscape: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    This report defines and dissects the intersections and future directions of the solutions that make up the business technology (BT) resiliency landscape. It also identifies and catalogs the vendors...

    • Downloads: 723
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Join Forces Across IT And The Business For A Successful BT Resiliency Program

    Organization: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    Who? What? Where? When? How? It's the question of "who?" that often stymies infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals when it comes to business technology (BT) resiliency programs. Who is...

    • Downloads: 292
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Assess The Maturity Of Your Business Technology Resiliency Program

    Assessment: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    This report provides the maturity assessment of Forrester's solution for infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives looking to build their business technology (BT) resiliency strategy. We...

    • Downloads: 480
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Source Business Technology Resiliency Capabilities

    Tools And Technology: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    When anxious executives ask you to improve or maintain business resiliency across the enterprise, it's likely that you'll need help. The skills and expertise required to stay on top of key trends,...

    • Downloads: 926
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Move Beyond Disaster Recovery And Prepare For Business Technology Resiliency

    Vision: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    This report outlines the vision of Forrester's solution for infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives planning their organization's business technology (BT) resiliency strategy — the...

    • Downloads: 873
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Benchmark The Performance Of Your Business Continuity Program

    Benchmark: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    This report outlines Forrester's solution for infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders to benchmark the performance of their business continuity (BC) programs as part of their broader business...

    • Downloads: 585
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Build The Always-On, Always-Available Extended Enterprise

    Executive Overview: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    In today's world of 24x7x365 global operations and competition, downtime results not only in immediate lost revenue and productivity, but also in lasting damage to corporate reputation that erodes...

    • Downloads: 583
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Justifying The Business Case For Business Technology Resiliency

    Business Case: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    This report outlines Forrester's guidance for a business technology resiliency (BTR) business case. This is a critical step when securing funding because management is often reluctant to fund...

    • Downloads: 2312
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Develop Your Business Technology Resiliency Balanced Scorecard

    Performance Management: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    This report outlines Forrester's solution for developing effective objectives and metrics for business technology resiliency (BTR) programs. The current state of BTR metrics is unsatisfactory —...

    • Downloads: 600
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:An Infrastructure And Operations Pro's Guide To Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Services

    You Must Include These Services In Your Five-Year Road Map

    Historically, disaster recovery (DR) preparedness required substantial time and financial investment. For many, DR was out of reach, and for others, it was a burdensome task that often felt like an...

    • Downloads: 1113
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:TechRadar™ For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals: Cloud Computing, Q4 2011

    Maturity, Acquisitions, And Enterprise Experience Drive Cloud Use Forward

    With interest in and priority for investment in cloud rising, concern and challenges remain regarding what is (and isn't) a cloud computing service and which options are safe, mature choices. To help...

    • Downloads: 1773
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Disaster Recovery Exercises Fall Short Of The Finish Line

    It's Time To Get Back In Shape With These 10 Tips For Improved Drills

    If you woke up tomorrow and someone or something compelled you to run a marathon, how would you fare? It's highly doubtful that you would successfully run the 26.2 miles without months of training,...

    • Downloads: 408
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Develop Your Road Map For Business Technology Resiliency Tools

    Road Map: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

    This report outlines Forrester's solution to help IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders develop their road map of business technology (BT) resiliency tools using Forrester's...

    • Downloads: 1064