Taking Back Control of Your IT Infrastructure: Consolidating to a Data Center in a Box
Businesses today are innovating rapidly and the impact on the IT infrastructure is significant. Innovations such as SOA, Web 2.0, analytics, and even cloud computing can increase the IT infrastructure and also increase the complexity of the environment. The IT infrastructure needs to be well designed and planned, and ready to grow with new business initiatives. In the next few years, the required IT infrastructure capacity for any enterprise might double or triple; beyond that, the authors do not yet know how much more will be needed. It depends on which innovations in their way of doing business await one in the future; some of this is really unpredictable.