The traditional data center is breaking through corporate walls and heading upwards and onwards to the Cloud, and from desktops to the post-PC world of mobile devices.
This transformation from silos of technology to user-services is turning data centers on their side moving the focus from vertical delivery of specific applications for lines-of-business to horizontal delivery of a catalog of services to be potentially spread across an organization.
Look here for discussions about the business issues, interests, and technologies related to this transformation. Read about getting to IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) and what it means in terms of converged infrastructure management and data center automation; network management and optimization; service assurance; and application availability, performance, and replication; as well as the changing roles, responsibilities, and skill sets in the data center.
Plus, anything else that might be relevant. IT as we know it is changing.
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