TECH BUYER Sep 2017 - IDC PeerScape - Doc # US43076817

IDC PeerScape: Practices for Deploying Blade Servers

By: Kuba StolarskiResearch Director, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group

Table of Contents

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Figure: IDC PeerScape: Blade Servers — Practices to Ensure a Successful Deployment

Executive Summary

Peer Insights

Practice 1: Maintain a System Deployment Workflow

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Practice 2: Prepare Environment for Optimal Blade Server Usage

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Practice 3: Right-Size Workload Density

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Guidance

Practice 4: Carry Out Proofs of Concept with Vendors or VARs

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Practice 5: Create a Cross-Functional Review Team

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