The What and Why's of data center consolidation

Posted by Aleksandr Gorkaev on

Data center consolidation describes the process of minimizing the complexity and physical aspects of data infrastructure while simultaneously improving efficiency. It can be thought of as being able to do more with less network and data infrastructure. With increasing demand for data storage, data centers can adapt by increasing their existing hardware and expanding the size of their data centers infinitely. However, that leads to more complexity and increasing costs. Embracing technological advancements in software such as server virtualization enables companies to do more and process several operations from a single server, eliminating the need to stack up on servers....

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