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July 10, 2013

Old-Fashioned Tech Behind Data Center Outages

Techworld — Many organizations are still dependent on archaic data centre infrastructures despite the knock on effect they can have on the end-user experience and levels of productivity, according to research released today.

Brocade, which commissioned the survey said the results showed that many organisations were using the same data centre technology that has been in place for the last 20 years.

The study, carried out by Vanson Bourne on behalf of the networking company, found that 91 percent of 1,750 IT decision-makers needed to carry out substantial infrastructure upgrades on their networks if they wanted to meet the demands presented by virtualisation and cloud computing.

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http://www.cio.com/article/736142/Old_Fashioned_Tech_Behind_Data_Center_Outages