COVID-19 has heightened the need for digital transformation and is accelerating its mainstream adoption to support IoT, virtualization, campus networks and the rollout of 5G. To ensure success in the aftermath of the global pandemic and remain competitive in a digital world, telecoms must increase bandwidth to support large-scale remote workforces, implement hybrid infrastructure management for greater visibility into digital infrastructure, integrate GIS capabilities to improve operational efficiency and utilize digital twins with the proper integration framework in place for equipment planning as well as service designing and assurance.
The declared aim of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is to bridge the gap between organizational silos and support agile methodologies across multiple departments. But there is more to DCIM than a merging of facility and server management. With the rise of virtualization and SDx, it is necessary to consider a number of other stakeholders to ensure truly professional and efficient data center operation.
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