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IT Consolidation Drives Active-Active Data Center Configurations

December 7, 2007

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Historically, alternate data centers have been an expensive insurance policy; the duplicate resources in this data center (DC) stood idle so that in case a disaster or some other calamity disrupted the production data center, IT operations could failover production workloads to this site to minimize downtime and keep the business running. But now, the pursuit of IT consolidation and greater financial and operational benefits is driving US enterprises towards more active-active data centers — data centers that run production workloads but also serve as recovery sites.

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