Capacity management has been used for decades to optimize resources on-premise. Now, as cloud environments transform IT, this practice is being extended to enable holistic planning, management, and optimization of all your resources — both cloud and on-premise — in one place and at the same time.
Effectively managing cloud capacity to avoid extra spending must be a focus for today’s companies. Most of the organizations are switching to the cloud and enjoying its low-cost advantages, but at the same time, they need to establish processes and controls to ensure you are efficiently utilizing all the benefits of the cloud, which means capacity planners will need to update their skills. Today, environments are far more complex and there is an increasing need for capacity planners to keep up-to-date with how the cloud has changed the IT landscape.
Read on to learn what it means to extend capacity management to the cloud and how it differs from traditional on-premise capacity management.