Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Bill Kleyman.

IMG_0841As we look at all the trends around cloud, digitization, and technology utilization – it becomes very clear as to why we continue to see more demands around the data center. Recent reports from Jones Lang Lasalle show that over the next 12 months we expect to see user demand for smart data center solutions continue to climb, while operators will feel the heat to deliver more data, faster, more flexibly, and a lot more efficiently than ever before.

Here’s the other reality – The rising cost of energy and pressure for facilities to become more efficient is quickly driving data centers to adapt solutions to better manage and plan for their day-to-day operations. In this whitepaper from Intel, we examine how a successful DCIM solution deployment allows a manager to understand, manage and optimize the myriad amounts of data under their control.

A recent study conducted by Morar Consulting, in conjunction with Intel DCM and Schneider, delves into the current state of DCIM solution adoption across, title and organization, to gain a granular understanding of the current reception, benefits, and barriers to implementation within US and UK-based enterprises.

So, what did they find?

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