09 Jun '11, 8am

The Importance of Spring Cleaning Your IT Infrastructure

The Importance of Spring Cleaning Your IT Infrastructure

Since its inception, information technology has become one of the major factors for the success (or failure) of the business. Technology has changed the way companies do business. Without it, companies cannot stay competitive or be operationally efficient. And the growth of cloud computing has only accelerated this shift. Many CIOs believe the cloud is IT's silver bullet, a heralded way to make the business green. However, the reality is that the cloud is just a Band-Aid fix for a deeper, more internal issue that will still exist even if a migration to the cloud is initiated and implemented. The underlying thread, talked about only in hushed tones if it is ever discussed, is IT waste. It's a tough prospect and an arduous task to even gather the information accurately so that it's effect can be seen as tangible evidence that actions need to be taken. Even when information i...

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