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LATEST INTELLIGENCE

HOW MODERN DCIM ADDRESSES CIO MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES WITHIN DISTRIBUTED , HYBRID IT ENVIRONMENTS

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Executive summary
The role of today ’ s CIO is expanding and becoming more challenging . The days of managing a single enterprise data center are over . Business requirements are forcing CIOs to hybridize their data center and IT portfolio architecture by placing IT capacity in colocation facilities and building out capacity at the local edge – sometimes in a big way . In addition to managing and maintaining resilient and secure operations at all these sites , they are now being asked to report on the sustainability of their IT operations . Software management tools need to evolve in order for CIOs to do their jobs effectively . Through examples , the paper explains how modern DCIM platforms are a critical tool for making hybrid enterprise IT more resilient , secure , and sustainable .
Introduction
It is widely reported that the role of a Chief Information Officer ( CIO ) is experiencing a sea change . IT is now at the center of business strategy as digital technologies power and sustain the global economy . The criticality of IT in every aspect of business has driven CIOs from just filling the tactical role of deploying , operating , and maintaining IT to also focusing on business strategy . � www . intelligentdatacentres . com
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