How do the “eighteen elements” combine to optimize the data center enterprise solution? – Total cost of ownership – Risk – Scalability – “Critical vs. non-critical” application data – Best Practices
A. Managed services
B. Internal vs. external
C. Migration to the cloud
D. Migration Back?
F. Trouble shooting
G. True “partner” of equal financial stability
H. Downtime: Who Pays?
I. Security Breach: Who Pays?
J. Terms and conditions (Legal Beagles!!!) 2016+ in motion
K. Production vs. Test/Development
L. Applications Conducive to Cloud – General Common Platform – Candidacy
M. Where is My Data? Who Manages? Do You Care?
N. “New” 2016/2017 United States Legislation – “Company” Liability for Data
O. Speed to delivery of applications
P. The 2016 / 2017 contract language for cloud contracts
Q. Critical vs. non-critical data R. Moves/adds/changes S. Amazon, Microsoft, Google, etc. If Interruption – What is Impact?
5) Disaster Recovery
A. Downtime Tolerance – critical None to 2 days
B. Synchronous Data Replication Impact to Data Center Facility Infrastructures Hardware, Software, Network, and Personnel Consideration
C. “100 Mile” Disaster Recovery vs. Multiple “Regional” Recovery Centers
E. Testing of Disaster Recovery Plan
F. Government Regulations for Uptime
A. Leased data center constructed space
B. Capex schedule of delivery minimized
C. ROI – see total cost of ownership – 4+?
D. Other tenants? – Impact of security – Dominating 2016/2017
E. Downtime: Who pays? – Dominating 2016/2017
F. Security Breach: Who pays? – Dominating 2016/2017
G. Terms and conditions (Legal Beagles 2016/2017!!!)
H. “New” 2015 United States Legislation – Progressing – Class Action Lawsuits
I. Financial strength of service providers – see Cushman Wakefield survey of “economics” 2016 report – DANGER!
K. New 2015/2016/2017 “Internal” Self Funded Co-location “Lease” Data Center Solutions