How modern is your data centre?


There's plenty of talk about the future of the data centre and how CIOs should prepare their systems for a new way of running IT.

We're already seeing some of the elements of change: the consolidation of servers, the requirement to reduce power consumption, the ever-increasing rise in storage demand, the move to virtualisation and the interest in cloud computing both public and private.

How modern is your data centre? Why not take our test and find out.

Some CIOs may have adapted to this change with enthusiasm, eagerly embracing new technologies and transforming the way that their organisations are being managed; some have been bemused by the rate of transformation and wonder where to turn. There are some are ready and willing to move with the times but are being held back by either lack of investment or heavy reliance on legacy systems while, conversely, some CIOs are being propelled by other managers down a new path. These are the extreme views but there many companies who are somewhere in between, a mix of the modern and the long-established.

But at what point are you in this process? In conjunction with respected business analysts The Bathwick Group, we've developed an assessment test to determine how modern your data centre is. By answering a set of questions, we can ascertain how far down the road to transformation you're on: are you a pace-setter or are you lagging behind.

The test, which takes under three minutes to complete, has been devised to give an independent summary of your current technology status and point to guidelines for the future. It will give you a picture of where you could be aiming for and areas of concern. There are no right or wrong answers, we're looking to assess your company, not to catch you out.

Take the test today and find out how modern you are. You get the result instantly and will receive a personalised White Paper based on your answers.


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