Trends Report

Weigh The Economic Factors Of Your Data Center Ecosystem Transformation

October 19th, 2016
Sophia I. Vargas, null
Sophia I. Vargas
With contributors:
Glenn O'Donnell , Aaron Kinch , Merlina McGovern


As technology demand accelerates to support the digital business, data centers are running low on physical resource capacity. When provisioning new data center capacity, infrastructure and operations (I&O) pros must decide whether to build a new facility or look to third-party services to expand. For most regions in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, high-quality colocation, managed, hosted, and cloud services are readily available, expanding the service options. This report helps I&O pros understand the economic elements of the decision to build the business case for new capacity. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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