Are you the architect of your organization's IT Infra network? Have you optimized your bandwidth architecture to ensure every single bit of data moving in/out of your network is fully utilized? A bad network design and/or underutilized bandwidth architecture is a liability, which most of us don't even realize. You won't believe that simply managing your IT Infrastructure on these 2 issues itself can help you save big on IT Infra cost. I bet you won't believe me, unless and until you see the…

Global Network Optimization

How to Achieve High Availability of Business Critical Applications in a Cloud Environment

Per Deloitte, 48% of buyers  terminate an outsourced contract; 71% of them for poor quality. But the warning signs are tough to see in advance, so even the best IT and procurement managers can be hoodwinked. Do you know how to sniff out a future disaster in service quality, unexpected fees, or supplier upheaval due to M&A / reorg? Check out our infographic on the top 5 problems with sourcing IT infrastructure – before you sign that contract.

What’s Wrong with IT Infrastructure Sourcing [Infographic]?

IT infrastructure sourcing - CIOs constantly wrestle with five common infrastructure sourcing problems and finding the solutions is no easy task.

On one hand, the world talks about green energy, while on the other we are rapidly cloudi-fying data centers to take care of our increasing computing demands. Traditional data centers are power hungry and consume almost twice the power as compared to what is needed by computing equipment. Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) was the primary statistical tool before we got working with Digital Service Efficiency (DSE) at one of the largest online retailers eBay.

On one hand, the world talks about green energy, while on the other we are rapidly cloudi-fying data centers to take care of our increasing computing demands. Traditional data centers are power hungry and consume almost twice the power as compared to what is needed by computing equipment. Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) was the primary statistical tool before we got working with Digital Service Efficiency (DSE) at one of the largest online retailers eBay.

Do you believe ERP, ITSM, BI, spreadsheets & several other corporate financial systems are capable enough of establishing a link between technology, finance & its business value! If your answer is yes, then why do we actually fail to allocate the real costs incurred to our IT systems against the values accrued in return? Are we somewhere missing the granular cost allocations for establishing value benchmarks against the infrastructure services contract terms?

Infrastructure Optimization: ITBM’s Last Mile

“Modern IT leaders use facts to collaborate on the tradeoffs needed to maximize business value. Cost-only conversations become a thing of the past.” A primer on how ITBM tools work.

Supplier pricing, contract terms, SLAs, site selection & several other variables analysis & evaluation before outsourcing IT infra projects -- right! CTOs and CFOs aim to make their IT decisions with precision, but how many are lucky enough to get it straight? We know the answer, but might be unaware of the reasons. It is because of some wrong strategies or misunderstanding the decision making model in most of the cases. When innovation is driving the competitiveness of the entire industry…

IT Sourcing

Supplier pricing, contract terms, SLAs, site selection & several other variables analysis & evaluation before outsourcing IT infra projects -- right! CTOs and CFOs aim to make their IT decisions with precision, but how many are lucky enough to get it straight? We know the answer, but might be unaware of the reasons. It is because of some wrong strategies or misunderstanding the decision making model in most of the cases. When innovation is driving the competitiveness of the entire industry…

What is your cloud migration strategy? Or to put it another way: What do you think would be the best cloud migration strategy specifically for your organization? Is there anything like app modernization as-a-service? Is your decision support system capable enough to assist you in framing the optimized app migration strategy for your business/IT alignment? There are probably many more use case solution scenarios than you could even imagine, and still you're not sure what's the best solution…

Core App Migration to Cloud: Solving the App Modernization Use Case

cloud migration strategy: How to assess and measure the business impact of migrating legacy, distributed applications to one or more cloud.

Everyone is hopeful of big data as data scientists claim to make the decision-making process better than ever before. Pulling an IT Sourcing case, the quality of the decisions you make won’t trace the size of your data so much regarding data quality and the way you apply it to your decision-making process. No doubt, every IT sourcing advisory is data-driven but intelligent sourcing decisions are based on real-world transaction data.

What’s Wrong with IT Infrastructure Sourcing [Infographic]?

Everyone is hopeful of big data as data scientists claim to make the decision-making process better than ever before. Pulling an IT Sourcing case, the quality of the decisions you make won’t trace the size of your data so much regarding data quality and the way you apply it to your decision-making process. No doubt, every IT sourcing advisory is data-driven but intelligent sourcing decisions are based on real-world transaction data.

What's with all the FRICTION managing IT infrastructure change? Across the entire infrastructure spectrum, constant changes in hosting, networks, telecom, content delivery and support services give your enterprise an opportunity to seize competitive advantages. Managing your changing IT infrastructure needs can be filled with friction, making everyone’s job more difficult. We have identified 7 key points of friction to address in managing IT Infrastructure for change.  Something to think…

7 Points of Friction in Managing IT Infrastructure Change

Managing IT Infrastructure needs can be filled with friction, which makes everyone’s job difficult. We’ve identified seven points.


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