Capacity planning today is anything but “business as usual.” Forward-thinking organizations are already redefining capacity planning as “capacity management” because performing capacity work effectively in an environment that will feature on-demand provisioning and private cloud services involves more than just looking at MIPS consumption for annual budget planning.

The movement to private cloud compels some rethinking about how IT is organized. IT staff and resources must now support business services and accompanying Service Level Agreements (SLAs). If IT is to rally staff and resources around business service support, departmental functions historically isolated must…

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