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Strategic Benchmarks 2013: IT Infrastructure

IT Complexity And Growing Business Demands Orient Infrastructure Priorities Toward Increasing Hardware And Cost Efficiency

May 8, 2013


  • By Sophia I. Vargas,
  • Richard Fichera,
  • Dave Bartoletti,
  • Henry Baltazar,
  • Andre Kindness,
  • Rachel A. Dines
  • with Doug Washburn,
  • Eric Chi,
  • Heather Belanger

Why Read This Report

This report provides IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals with strategic benchmarks to compare their IT infrastructure budgets, priorities, motivations, and technology adoption to their peers. The benchmarks in this report focus on key categories of IT infrastructure: servers, server operating systems, storage, data center networking, virtualization, and data center facilities. These benchmarks represent a subset of data collected in Forrester's Forrsights Hardware Survey, Q3 2012, fielded to 2,330 hardware decision-makers. Use these benchmarks as an important input to determine if you will maintain, adjust, or rethink your strategic infrastructure plans in 2013.

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Table of Contents

  • Compare Your Strategic Infrastructure Plans To Your Peers Into 2013

  • Use Benchmarks To Maintain, Adjust, Or Rethink Your Strategy
  • Supplemental Material
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