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IT Automation: The Quest for Lights Out by Howie Lyke

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Q1:What are the costs associated with automating my Data Center?
A1: The answer depends on the scope of your initiative. If you follow the methodology in this book, you will define what and how much to automate based upon realistic expectations, opportunities for performance improvement, and nagging problems you need to solve. Although the specific expenditures will vary by project, you will undoubtedly have some combination of capital expenditures and operational expenses. These will be affected by your decisions regarding lease vs. buy, insourcing and outsourcing, and a host of other factors detailed in both the design (Chapter Four) and the financial plan (Chapter Five).

In addition, Chapter Five gives you the tips and tools to develop ...

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