Flipping the IT maintenance/innovation ratio for data center modernization

It’s an all too familiar story.  As an IT leader you want to innovate, but you’re in a budget bind.  Like many of your peers, IT management, infrastructure maintenance, and administration costs may devour most of your IT budget, impeding IT innovation and increasing data center risk.

 

 

flip.jpgFlipping the IT maintenance/innovation ratio can be done, with a focus on visibility into assets and resources. But there are some culture changes involved, steps to follow, and metrics to track for best-in-class IT performance for enterprises. 

 

Discover Performance has a new article that reveals how IT leaders can get out of the maintenance-spending trap and move more of the IT budget into data center modernization and IT innovation.   

 

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Labels: IT innovation
Comments
Nadhan | ‎09-21-2011 11:41 AM

Great post, Judy.  The 80/20 Maintenance/Innovation ration applies to Applications as well like it does to Data Centers as I outline in this post on 5 ways to flip the 80/20 maintenance/innovation IT spending trap

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