How to Do Capacity Planning Guide

Your business can’t afford downtime. But with ever-growing IT infrastructure, keeping applications up and running isn’t easy. Every CIO or IT manager has limited time, money, or personnel budget to keep IT 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 how to tackle each step of capacity planning:

  1. Identify a Capacity Planning Champion
  2. Get Buy-in from the Business
  3. Determine Your Requirements
  4. Analyze Your Resources
  5. Plan for Future Needs
  6. Influence Your Audience

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