10 March 2011
Glue Reply explores the challenges faced by IT to be green, secure and to deliver a next generation IT estate that will allow the organisation to provide users with access to the increasing number of connected devices.
Users and customers are demanding an IT experience that is: Anytime, Anywhere, Always on and available via mobile, tablet, TV and the PC. The cost of provisioning an almost infinite number of devices to the ’network’ coupled with the potential cost of security breaches is on the mind of the CFO and CEO.
If CIOs are not seeking to take advantage of the opportunities afforded by cloud computing they could be placing their organisation at a competitive disadvantage.
Running the next generation IT estate could drive costs through the roof and it may prove impossible for traditional IT operations. Even if the IT department could connect and configure this huge volume of devices, how can security be maintained with so many connected nodes?
See the full article published in cio.co.uk, which suggests some key steps to achieving the IT nirvana of the future.