IT infrastructure has long been viewed as a cost center to most businesses, often little more than a burden to be managed. Maintaining sufficient resources across network, storage, and compute while minimizing downtime were the original standards by which this function was judged
Over the past decade though, reliability and guaranteed uptime have been taken as a given, and new initiatives have changed the focus to optimization and cost management. At the highest level, IT Infrastructure should support business growth and be a strategic asset to the success of a business.
To reach this point, all areas of IT must be optimized to prevent wasted resources while increasing agility. Let’s take a closer look at how to make optimization a reality at your organization.