The Building Blocks of Data Center Transformation

Partner David Rutchik comments as an expert resource in this article about data center innovation through IT transformation. Sample excerpts: “Banks, like any other IT enterprise, will always have to consider hardware and efficiency as part of the data center conversation. But running an efficient and effective data center requires more strategic planning than that, suggests David Rutchik, a partner with advisory firm Pace Harmon, which has offices in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco…Boiled down to specific areas of interest within the sphere of financial enterprise IT, there are three hot topics surrounding the data center, according to Rutchik: automation, virtualization and, ultimately, cloud computing. ‘Those three things all create more flexibility but fundamentally create reduced costs,’ Rutchik says, adding that hardware also remains near the top of many conversations, particularly when it comes to power and cooling.”

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