Data Center Hybrid Solution©. Element 8, Computer Software

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Good Morning! We are halfway through breaking out the 16 elements and hope you are able to follow along with us! Again, we are very excited to share this information as we know if all elements are considered you will truly have a unique and comprehensive solution for your data center.

Mark’s theory is simple, if anyone who needs to plan the next steps or creation of a data center solution looks carefully at these 16 items, based on their specific needs and requirements, this system can act as a roadmap to pinpoint a proper solution. BRUNS-PAK can of course help so please inquire with any questions!

So this week lets look at Element #8, Computer Software

8) Computer Software

A. Large scale corporate “procurement” effort to leverage one (1) massive licensing agreement vs. “two hundred” division licenses

B.Single point of failure considerations vs. mirroring

C. Impacts of hardware platforms

D. Downtime

E. Impact of licenses at cloud and/or co-location

F. Cost changes 2014 / 2015 / 2016 

 

Here is the full list of 16 Elements we have covered and/or will be reviewing one by one over the next weeks:

Defining the Mix of “Elements” (16) Considered in the Data Center Solution

1. FACILITY INFRASTRUCTURE

2. ENERGY EFFICIENCY

3. COMPUTER HARDWARE

4. CLOUD Internal/External

5. DISASTER RECOVERY

6. CO-LOCATION

7. MIGRATION/RELOCATION

8. COMPUTER SOFTWARE

9. MODULARITY/SCALABILITY /RELIABILITY

10. COMMUNICATIONS/NETWORK

11. SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENTS

12. PERSONNEL

13. CAPEX vs. LEASE/OPEX

14. CONTAINERS

15. GOVERNMENT/CORPORATE/UNIVERSITY/NON-PROFIT

16. LEGAL REPERCUSSIONS

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