Getting Started: A Manager’s Guide to Implementing Capacity Management

Successful capacity management projects start with good planning. Learn capacity management best practices.


Capacity Management is about reducing the risk of slowdowns or outages while minimizing waste from overprovisioning. 

Effective capacity management processes are the only way to deliver the highest quality service—at the lowest possible cost. To get started, you’re going to need Performance Management, which includes data collection, performance monitoring, performance analysis, reporting, and performance tuning. But the real benefits come into play when Capacity Planning is used, incorporating predictive analytics and financial analysis to ensure that IT is optimized from a business-relevant point of view.

So consider this guide your starting point to:

  • DRIVE EFFICIENCY - Capacity Management helps your organization drive efficiency by rightsizing your IT infrastructure.
  • REDUCE RISK - Capacity Management reduces risk of downtime with balanced workloads and instant alerts.
  • PREDICT THE FUTURE - Capacity Management predicts future outages and infrastructure requirements with accuracy.

Essentially, you'll learn capacity management best practices. Learn about Resource Capacity Management, Service Capacity Management, and Business Capacity Management, all of which are discussed in this guide.

Just fill out the form to the right to get started.