The Data Center Hybrid
The educational community data center presentation provides a summary of data center options and considerations associated with meeting present and future facility requirements. Whether retrofitting an existing complex, expanding an existing facility, consolidating multiple data center/server facilities, or relocating data center operations, the elements that impact size, space, cooling, reliability, OPEX/CAPEX costs, and scalability/modularity will include: co-location, cloud, containerized systems, and network, to name a few. This session will discuss how the critical aspect is to maximize the return on investment both short and long term.
1. Review the elements of the "hybrid" data center solution
2. Clarify why "hybrid" data center soltuions are being considered and deployed
3. List why a "hybrid" data center solution might have a significant return of investment/savings for my institution
4. Understand how the university/college communications are optimizing the data center hybrid solution