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Forecasting: When Modeling is Not the Only Option for Capacity Management

Review 4 capacity forecasting techniques to see which is best your organization

The goal of capacity forecasting is to investigate into and plan for what is going to happen in the future – particularly where there are going to be changes within the organization.

As IT demand has grown, so has the complexity of IT systems. To make the right forecasts, your organization needs to make the right business decisions, resolve possible business and IT conflicts, provide IT efficiency and balance cost versus services.

Capacity forecasting requirements in advance helps tone down costs and prevent overspending, and which technology you utilize is dependent on what the end-user is expecting, which technique gives your organization the best result for the question(s) that are being asked and how much time is needed to produce a result.

Whether your organization is adding an application, reducing the use of an application or merging a data center – you want to be confident that the right amount of resources is available.

Download this white paper to learn more about the pros and cons of the four main capacity forecasting techniques and which is the best option for your organization.