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"Great capacity planning is always built on collecting and using the data that lets you depict resource consumption... subdivided into business functions that are meaningful to your business," says Ron Kaminski.
Is your IT organization using your hardware capacity to its full potential? Do you know whether you're buying new equipment because you really need new capacity, or are you simply covering for a malfunctioning process? Are you reporting capacity data in terms that people can understand? Join us was we talk with Ron Kaminski, ITS Senior Consultant at Kimberly-Clark Corporation to find out answers to these questions and more.
Ron Kaminski is ITS Senior Consultant at Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Ron has lectured on capacity and performance management conferences around the world.
- You've lectured at capacity and performance management conferences around the world on the practical value of capacity management in enterprise data centers. How long have you been in the capacity planning field?
- In addition to using capacity planning to effectively consolidate or virtualize servers and applications you promote capacity planning as an ongoing activity - Talk about some of the best practices that you follow around ongoing operational capacity planning.
- What are the some of the key-benefits of doing ongoing capacity planning?
- What are your keys to success?
- Where should people start? What are some of the pitfalls that people new to capacity planning fall into?
- What should companies look for when selecting a capacity planning tool?
- What metrics should they track? How do you measure success?
- Can you share some of the success/metrics you’ve achieved at Kimberly-Clark?