How to Do Capacity Planning
by Per Bauer
Become your organization's IT capacity planning expert today.
Your business can’t afford downtime. But with ever-growing IT infrastructure, keeping applications up and running isn’t easy. Any CIO or IT manager knows that you have limited time, money, or personnel budget to keep your IT machine running. Without a solution, your IT environment risks performance bottlenecks, outages, and an overall inability to predict future needs.
That’s where capacity planning comes in. Capacity planning is all about maximizing business benefits without overspending, balancing business productivity with IT costs. Predictive analysis helps you know when you will no longer be able to meet service levels, how to prepare for future workloads, determine the most cost-effective configuration for your IT environment, and more.
It’s a big task, so you probably have questions. We’re here to help.
In this guide, you’ll learn about:
- Steps in capacity planning
- Capacity planning methods
- Capacity planning tools