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Excerpt from Data Center Knowledge Article: The Pressure Today's CIOs are Under to Accomplish More with Less
Today’s CIOs are under an enormous amount of pressure to accomplish more with less, while at the same time intensifying their focus on connecting IT investment with business value. In spite of increasing complexity, reduced budgets and staffing constraints, they are expected to:
- Transform legacy applications and outmoded processes
- Build or acquire high-performance, secure physical and virtual infrastructures clearly tied to business objectives and requirements
- Secure and manage critical applications, workloads and data across multiple platforms
- Develop a long-term cloud strategy
This resource delves into a trend that has gained little attention in the general media, but may well be more important in the long run than other overly-hyped trends such as big data or consumerization. This trend is the gradual migration of the data center and platforms out of the enterprise through colocation, managed hosting and cloud services.
Read now to learn more about what's driving this trend.