Data Center Transformations helping Organizations on the Green Path

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Technological growth of the organizations has helped them evolve with data centers that can multiply to cater for myriad needs. However, with diverse groups managing the computer rooms, organizations are faced with the challenges of managing the segmented approach, inordinate cost of floor space, maintaining cooling conditions as well as system management.

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Data Center Transformations helping Organizations on the Green Path

  1. 1. Data Center Transformations helping Organizations on the Green PathTechnological growth of the organizations has helped them evolve with data centers that canmultiply to cater for myriad needs. However, with diverse groups managing the computer rooms,organizations are faced with the challenges of managing the segmented approach, inordinate cost offloor space, maintaining cooling conditions as well as system management.To cater to the demands for an energy efficient data center that can provide the hosting andmigration capabilities and seamlessly deliver to the global clientele, leading IT service providers haveworked data center transformation strategies. The green data center strategy designed developed bythem will not only be energy efficient but will also bring in the various services under the singleservice delivery framework with a single point of operations for the customer. By focusing on thecore competencies, these leading service providers provides their customers with best of the breedsolutions. Besides, they also collaborate with the global leaders in various fields to provide for aseamless end-to-end infrastructure services for integrated service delivery.The green IT initiatives adopted by the enterprise will surely cover the technological dimensions,facility and management. This will help enterprises and IT organizations reduce theirenvironmental impact by assessing, planning, and implementing initiatives around their datacenterenvironment. The next-generation data centers thus designed and developed besides providing forend-to-end data center services will also cater for Near-shore Co-Location Solutions, BusinessContinuity Planning, Cloud Computing and Mainframe Management Services.Data center transformation solutions by the leading service providers involve understanding the datacenter technology, such as virtualization, power management and data center consolidation. Further,they also work on the data center facilities by bringing about structural and non-structural changes.The Audit and Gap Analysis helps to rebuild facility/assets to be energy efficient. Besides the expertsin the field provide consultancy to ensure right performance for legacy systems and use energyefficient CPU models. As part of the non-structural changes, the enterprises make use of energyefficiency metrics and also quantifies the primary energy and carbon emissions.The service providers in their effort to ensure smooth transformation into a green datacenter arecompliant to the regulations, and manages the workload and optimizes the application performanceand energy used by the servers. The datacenter management services by the service providersfocuses on IT equipments along with their power and cooling requirements. By identifying
  2. 2. initiatives for energy efficiency these service providers leverage on their strong expertise in datacenter transformation and help the customers achieve information security besides significantenergy and cost savings.Related Links: Managed Security Services, Datacenter virtualization

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