Next Generation Datacenters in Financial Services


Language: Anglais
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290 p. · 15x23 cm · Paperback
Financial markets are witnessing an unprecedented explosion in the availability of data, and the firms that survive will be able to leverage this information to increase their profit and expand their opportunities in a global world. Large firms must build their own datacenters to manage this data. In such an environment, the CIO’s ability is crucial to lead an effective data strategy to capture, process, and connect data to all the relevant lines of business. At the core of this strategy lies the datacenter – the repository of all information. While there are books that discuss the mechanics, hardware and technicalities of datacenters, no book has yet made the connection between enterprise strategy and datacenter investment, design and management. Next Generation DataCenters in Financial Services is a solution driven book for management that demonstrates how to leverage technology to manage the seemingly infinite amount of data available today. Each chapter offers cutting-edge management and technology solutions to effectively manage data through datacenters.

• Presents cutting-edge technology solutions not available in one place until now
• Includes step-by-step instructions on how to implement a datacenter strategy based on the author’s recent success with Wachovia’s datacenter
• Demonstrates how business and IT can be aligned in financial services
Chapter 1: The Accelerating Need for Data Centers
Chapter 2: Challenges in Legacy Architecture
Chapter 3: Meta-IT: Align Business and IT for Results
Chapter 4: Design from the Top-Down
Chapter 5: Implement the Right Choices from Hardware to Software
Chapter 6: Extreme Optimization and Eco-fficiency
Chapter 7: Manage for Scale and Evolution
Chapter 8: Leading Vendors and Service Providers