What are the systemic risks in your IT strategies?  Should you care? YES! Often, the fault is in the plans themselves. A review and audit of your actual deployments or plans for new roll-outs can identify and eliminate exposure to single points of failure.

CEO: IT Should Deliver Value. Without Risk.

Where is cloud /​ managed /​ colo /​ CDN right for us? Cloud computing is definitely attractive – infinite scalability at the touch of a button – with no money lost due to over-​​provisioning or delays in time-​​to-​​market

Sometimes even the best-laid IT infrastructure plan fails in execution. What looked awesome during planning turns out to be a nightmare in deployment. Choosing the right geographical locations, competent suppliers, network and power grid requirements as well as finding a cultural and technical fit could help you avert problems. Evaluate your IT strategy before making any important decisions.

CEO: IT Should Deliver Value. Without Risk.

Where is cloud /​ managed /​ colo /​ CDN right for us? Cloud computing is definitely attractive – infinite scalability at the touch of a button – with no money lost due to over-​​provisioning or delays in time-​​to-​​market

What is the cost of your strategic relationships? Are you spending 2%, 20% or more of your allocated operational expenses on IT? On one hand, you save money on some cost factors, while losing back those savings on some other cost factors. It means you'll always ends up overspending because you can't see and control everything involved in your IT budget. Don't you think you need to learn the juggler's skills to keep the costs balanced?

CEO: IT Should Deliver Value. Without Risk.

Where is cloud /​ managed /​ colo /​ CDN right for us? Cloud computing is definitely attractive – infinite scalability at the touch of a button – with no money lost due to over-​​provisioning or delays in time-​​to-​​market

How much are my strategic relationships really costing me? Quality is just as important as cost.

CEO: IT Should Deliver Value. Without Risk.

Where is cloud /​ managed /​ colo /​ CDN right for us? Cloud computing is definitely attractive – infinite scalability at the touch of a button – with no money lost due to over-​​provisioning or delays in time-​​to-​​market

Today’s technology strategy enables incredible business achievements, but overall total IT spend continues to consume inordinate resources. While some technology markets get cheaper, others continue to climb.  For which services are you paying too much?

CEO: IT Should Deliver Value. Without Risk.

Today’s technology strategy enables incredible business achievements, but overall total IT spend continues to consume inordinate resources. While some technology markets get cheaper, others continue to climb. For which services are you paying too much?

IT should deliver value without risk -- but HOW? Is it through your (often costly) strategic relationships, or because your peers are paying less for the same IT services?  Your plan may look good at the conceptual level, but execution may not go according to plan. Problems may be embedded in your geographical location, choice of suppliers, network/power infrastructure and/or cultural/technical mismatch. What you need is just the right solution...

CEO: IT Should Deliver Value. Without Risk.

Today’s technology strategy enables incredible business achievements, but overall total IT spend continues to consume inordinate resources. While some technology markets get cheaper, others continue to climb. For which services are you paying too much?

Today’s technology enables incredible business achievements, but overall total IT spend continues to consume inordinate resources.  While some technology markets get cheaper, others continue to climb.  For which services are you paying too much?

Today’s technology enables incredible business achievements, but overall total IT spend continues to consume inordinate resources. While some technology markets get cheaper, others continue to climb. For which services are you paying too much?

What this CIO and his organization need is what I am calling a “smart cloud.” Why Your Cloud Should be  Smarter ? What do I mean by a smart cloud?  What are its characteristics and why should you care?  Well, you should care for one very important reason alone: by deploying a smarter shared application hosting and / or cloud environment, you can realize as much as a 50% ongoing CapEx and OpEx reduction.

CIOs: Eliminate Waste—Let 2015 Be Your Year of the Smart Cloud

Smart Cloud: Create a smart cloud using an apples-to-apples comparison of internal and external infrastructures and suppliers with an economic measure of IT

IT should deliver value without risk -- but HOW? Is it through your (often costly) strategic relationships, or because your peers are paying less for the same IT services? Don't you think the solution lies in identifying systemic risks hidden within your IT strategies? Your plan may look good at the conceptual level, but execution may not go according to plan.  What you need is just the right solution...

CEO: IT Should Deliver Value. Without Risk.

Today’s technology strategy enables incredible business achievements, but overall total IT spend continues to consume inordinate resources. While some technology markets get cheaper, others continue to climb. For which services are you paying too much?

Whether you’re spending 2% of 20% of your budget on IT, the CFO thinks it’s too much and the IT team swears that a penny cut will ruin mission critical services. Who’s right? And how do you make key tradeoffs – cloud vs. traditional infrastructure; strategic partner vs. commodity; in-house vs. outsourced, etc. understandable at the C-suite level without losing essential detail? Can you participate in IT strategy without going into the weeds? Save money AND reduce risk? Yes!

CEO: IT Should Deliver Value. Without Risk.

Procurement professional, your priority is to get the goods and services quickly, on a cost and value basis that matches your internal customer’s.


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