As power, management, and administration costs continue to rise, data center consolidation and relocation remains an ongoing project, integral to managing IT department expenses. In fact, Forrester Research predicted that enterprises consolidated and virtualized 65% of their servers in 2014.
IBSS’ datacenter methodology is based upon the simple concepts of Assess, Architect, Implement, and Manage. In addition to these four phases, also included is a short, business-oriented assessment at the front end. This additional piece acts as a feasibility study which helps us to assess whether a Data Center Consolidation is feasible or not. The following table shows the specific areas which IBSS addresses during each of these phases: