The Second Step: Analyze Your System
After you have taken the time to monitor your system and address different areas of improvement that need to be addressed, you need to be able to analyze your system even further. Focus on the areas of weakness as well as your strengths, because there will always be different methods that you can use to improve the overall efficiency of your system. Focus on the way that your data is being utilized and then try to figure out ways that you can save the space and energy that is being used or even to increase the overall utilization of the equipment that you already have. You will be surprised at just how much your system will improve by being able to follow these first two steps.
The Third Step: Automate Your System
After you have monitored and analyzed your system, the final step of this efficient data center management approach is the automation of your system overall. By automating the action layer of your data center management system, you will be able to benefit greatly from the synchronization of your management across the different silos of your facility, networks, IT hardware and installed applications.
As you can see, there are many different benefits that can be enjoyed and explored simply by following this three-step management system. If you truly want your data management system to reach its peak level of potential, following each of these steps continuously is vital.