Data Center Hybrid Solution©. Element #4, Cloud Internal / External

Good Morning! This week we will post the content from Mark Evanko’s presentation outlining the 16 Elements one should consider in order to develop a complete and appropriate Data Center solution. 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 this week lets look at Element #4, Cloud -Internal/External.

4. Cloud

A. Managed services

B. Internal vs. external

C. Migration to the cloud

D. Impact of returns

E. Moves/adds/changes

F. Trouble shooting

G. True “partner” of equal financial stability – San Diego 2013 cloud provider “30 day notice to vacate”

H. Downtime: Who Pays?

I. Security Breach: Who Pays?

J. Terms and conditions (Legal Beagles!!!) 2014+

K. Senator Menendez – New Jersey – Sponsoring new legislation 2014 – fines

L. Speed to delivery of applications

M. “Candidacy” of applications

N. The 2014 / 2015 / 2016 contract language for cloud contracts

O. Critical vs. non-critical data

P. Moves/adds/changes

Here is the full list of 16 Elements we 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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