Questions You Should Ask Before a Data Center Migration

A recent IDG survey of enterprise IT executives indicates that corporate-owned data center workloads will drop by another 12 percent between 2016 and 2018. While destinations for that data will vary among enterprises, they will all have to develop a migration strategy that meets future organizational needs. Because that process starts with asking a number of very important questions that will determine the success of their outcomes, here are some of the most common inquiries they should all have:

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Cloud Migration: What We Can Learn From Netflix’s Migration to the Cloud

Sometimes it takes a shove to get things started. In Netflix’s case, the shove came in the form of a major database corruption, an event that forced Netflix to move from vertically scaled single points of failure, like relational databases in the datacenter, toward highly reliable, horizontally scalable, distributed systems.

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What CIOs Can Learn From the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative

The federal government has achieved substantial savings since it started consolidating its data centers in 2010. This has ramifications for individual Americans—better government benefits everyone.

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