Designing a Data Center Maturity Model

Originally written in March 2017, this article discussed the need for a more stable data center to more effectively meet the needs of a business. A capability maturity model (CMM) was presented to to give a general idea of how data center management could be improved.
Illustration of Designing a Data Center Maturity Model
Did you know... Georgia has 18 neutral data centers within it, and 18 non-neutral facilities. 17 of Georgia's data centers have remote hands, 13 have office space available within them, and 19 offer rack cabinets. The largest organization is Digital Realty with three facilities, and we have found 16,261 miles of fiber cable within Georgia's borders.
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