Analytics Software

Capacity Control: Why Capacity Management Needs to Evolve

Provided by Cirba

Category Analytics Software

Type E-Book

Length 12

Publish Date September 19 2012

Date posted September 21 2012

Overview

Virtualization and cloud technologies have made today's modern infrastructure more complex and dynamic than ever before, creating a new set of management challenges for IT which include a higher rate of change; competition for capacity resources; co-habitation and compliance of resources and the need for automation. These new complexities mean that IT must evolve from using simple capacity management processes and tools that profile and trend utilization and move to leveraging capacity control solutions that enable organizations to truly understand and respond to the dynamism, requirements and constraints that exist within these environments.

IT needs a more active discipline and new level of control to attain greater control over operational risk and efficiency, which can only be accomplished through predictive analytics to provide the following capabilities:

1. Policy-based control
2. Placement analysis
3. Allocation analysis
4. Growth trends
5. Capacity reservations
6. Automation

Download this e-guide to learn why capacity control solutions are needed to meet the requirements of today's virtual and cloud infrastructure.

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