Top Five Mistakes in Consolidating and Virtualizing the Data Center

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As data center demand continues to increase, the number underutilized systems continue to grow. This results in an extremely large, complex and costly infrastructure with high capital and operating expenses. In order to reduce costs and inefficiencies in the data center, many IT departments turn to data center consolidation and virtualization.

Unfortunately, there are a number of common mistakes that organizations make in the process. If you want to use and manage your physical infrastructure, limit expensive equipment purchases and reduce expenses, you need to circumvent these mistakes. Access this white paper to learn how you can avoid:

  • Underestimating total financial impact
  • Neglecting to prepare the IT department for change
  • Delaying site planning and space considerations
  • And more



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Cisco Systems, Inc.
Feb 8, 2021
Jan 31, 2013
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