Date Added: Jan 2010
IDC believes that IT technology will be a significant component to future business initiatives, whether it be expanding business internationally, dealing with M&As, adhering to regulations, or speeding the demand for real-time data. Corporations are leveraging their IT in order to gain a competitive edge and efficiently run their enterprise. Today business environment has placed increased pressure on IT organizations to simultaneously reduce costs and speed time to market. This paper examines the benefits of optimizing IT by migrating to a standardized blade environment from a legacy environment. The blade platform is an integrated technology that is highly managed, enabling customers to lower expenses by consolidating IT assets as well as create a more flexible.