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Measuring the effectiveness of data center investments

Utilizing capital efficiency, a method for quantifying the value of every dollar invested in the data center.

It’s a common scenario. To justify new projects, IT leaders apply concepts like ROI and TCO, knowing operational savings will be discounted as soft costs.

But what if your IT director said for every dollar saved in the data center, 60 cents was available for reinvestment? Or, for every 10 percent increase in asset utilization, an additional 13.33 percent in real value could be realized?

Cisco helps customers consider data center investments in terms of capital efficiency, a method for measuring the value of every dollar invested. Often used to analyze the expected versus actual return on...

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