Webinar: AOL discusses IT Efficiency and Server Decommissioning
Join Jeff Davis, Technical Director of Worldwide Integration and Data Center Operations at AOL in a Q&A session as he discusses server decommissioning and energy savings efforts undertaken at AOL as a means to increase IT efficiency.
Questions covered in this presentation:
- What caused AOL to take up IT efficiency and equipment decommissioning efforts?
- What department or business condition inspired the IT efficiency efforts?
- Did the Time Warner-AOL divestiture make the project easier to sell to management?
- What were the barriers to decommissioning servers?
- Did you experience any downsides or difficulties throughout this initiative?
- Did the efforts require gaining buy-in or coordination from other business units?
- What cost savings did you experience from the decommissioning and what drove the savings?
- Aside from cost and energy savings, what other benefits did you achieve from the decommissining effort?