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Now that IT has come out of the back room and has become an integral part of businesses’ competitive strategy, CIOs have to concentrate on technological innovation, the kinds of IT advancements that will help their companies bring new products and services to market faster than their competitors. Today, it’s possible to deploy even mission-critical applications in hours, versus the days or weeks it once took, and with predictive failure analysis and built-in high availability, IT pros can create environments that are truly 24x7 with maximum uptime. The key to being innovative with technology today lies in creating an IT environment that will run seamlessly, is easy to manage, and requires less oversight than traditional data centers have required.

Data centers today are not as efficient as they could be. In fact, studies have shown that the average utilization of a Windows server alone during normal business hours is under 10 percent and the average utilization during peak hours is under 15 percent. But, according to Logicalis, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, it is possible to get more than 70 percent utilization from servers and storage today with smart technologies that automatically adapt to a company’s unique needs and usage requirements. To help CIOs navigate the sea of emerging “smart” product families, Logicalis has identified four key ways to increase performance and ROI in the data center.


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