Seven Practical Steps to Help You Run Your On-Premise Cloud Like a Business
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In today’s market, the IT shop is tasked with reinventing itself. Yesterday’s technology providers now much become tomorrow’s IT service providers. Unfortunately, transitioning to “IT as a service” is easier said than done. IT pros find their progress limited by a variety of significant constraints, including VM sprawl, delays with resource provisioning, variable resource demands, complex configuration requests, and more.

This informative paper outlines how IT can transform itself into a true service provider by implementing an on-premise cloud. It offers practical advice on how to run that on-premise cloud like a business, allowing you to monitor performance and drive transparency into the total cost of delivering each IT service.

Read on to learn this seven-step plan. Steps include:

  • Baseline your current cost and quality of service
  • Design standardized processes for orchestrating self-service IT
  • Scale your on-premise cloud with support for hybrid clouds
  • Map out on-going business performance
  • And more!
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