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Virtual Clarity Presents Dr. Howard Rubin’s Economics-Grounded IT Perspective.
Dell against the Market. A $67 Billion Stroke of Genius or Back to The Future Smack Down?
One thing that is becoming ever more apparent is that the expansion of the connected world is making internal scale increasingly meaningless. For 120 years, scale and its economies have been the friend of large enterprise. That trend peaked two decades ago and now we are solidly in a world of scale inversion. In other words the economies of scale are moving from enterprise controlled market structures to ecosystems of externally connected consumers.
Cloud and virtualisation are just tools - ITaaS means “Business”
To deliver agility and savings in the cloud, you need the right operating model, and that’s IT-as-a-Service; an often misunderstood concept. After all, PaaS, DBaaS, and SaaS all describe services delivered through the cloud. ITaaS is much more than that. Steve Peskin, Managing Director of Virtual Clarity examines why in the rest of his article.
Former Royal Philips VP of Technology Transformation, Alan Nance, outlines How to Leverage Cloud to Transition to ITaaS.
Driving IT change that delivers results at every stage
How to drive IT change that delivers measurable ROI at every stage of implementation through IT-as-a-service. When companies consider the opportunities afforded by new technologies of the Web era, it’s not hard to envision major changes to the organization that will transform IT and the way businesses use it. Rens Troost explains in his article.
You built a cloud and now they want containers, too?
You built a private cloud at great expense and, despite the initial cost, real savings are being made. And even though you thought the cloud was just what your development teams wanted, they are now clamouring for containers. Why?
The first rule of running any business is “understand your customer”… so what’s up with IT?
Understand thy customer! It’s not just a business rule, it’s a commandment. From the very first fruit stand to the most sophisticated tech company, the customer relationship has been, and always shall be, the single greatest success factor. Anyone who thinks otherwise is probably busy writing their own business obituary. Which brings us to an important point. What’s up with IT?
Viewing I.T. as a Profitable Business Unit
In the big picture, IT eventually won’t matter, at least in this sense: we’ll one day think about IT infrastructure as much as we think about the power plants that make the electricity for our juicers when we plug it into the socket. It will still be important; but it will be simple and expected.