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Data Center Case Study: How Cisco IT Achieves Consolidation and Standardization in the Data Center
Server and data storage virtualization enhances Cisco business resilience and lowers TCO.
Cisco has embarked on a three-stage reengineering process that will result in a single Service Oriented Data Center (SODC) in its San Jose corporate headquarters and smaller, regional centers in the European and Asia Pacific regions. These data centers will be high-performance computer-processing environments that power a wide range of applications and services and are architected and optimized for reliability, availability, and serviceability.
This case study describes the full three-phase reengineering process under way.
Benefits of reengineering the Cisco data center include: