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Business Agility and Virtualization key to Data Center Excellence, says Gartner

Well , it should have een worded: "Virtualization and Intelligent Data Centers key to Business Agility"

Anyways...

Virtualisation greatly reduces the number of servers, space, power and cooling demands and ultimately enables agility, said Gartner.

"An agile datacentre will handle exceptions effectively, and learn from exceptions to improve standards and processes," said Tom Bittman, an analyst at Gartner.

"Agility will become a major business differentiator in a connected world. Business agility requires agility in the datacentre, which is difficult as many of the technologies for improving the intelligence and self-management of IT are very immature, but they will evolve over the next ten years," said Bittman.


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