The Data Center Interconnect (DCI) framework helps to enable new, value-added use cases and service offerings for your internal and external customers and partners. Connecting data centers facilitates distributed resource pooling and sharing, as well as rapid workload elasticity, and the ability to scale vertically and horizontally based on consumer demand. Additionally, DCI can provide an effective IT framework for business continuity and disaster recovery.
The two main use case areas include:
The framework comprises four main technology components: