As Western European consumers and businesses cautiously resume spending and economic growth returns, CIOs and IT managers must strike a careful balance between cutting costs, improving productivity, and investing for future growth. Now more than ever, CIOs are faced with complex and difficult decisions that will impact the efficiency of their IT resources and the impact they will have on their overall business.
One major area of IT investment is in datacenters. A number of factors are impacting the datacenter from internal business pressures to cut costs while also supporting growth; from external pressures including environmental to how technology innovation is forcing change faster than we've seen before. This study aims is to provide insights into the database appliances market and its drivers.