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4 pragmatic methods to kick-start your IT modernization initiatives

For many, “IT modernization” comes down to deciding whether to overhaul their organization's data center, top-to-bottom, or to strategically evolve with those components that add efficiency, agility, and cost savings to operations. Whether it means moving to more distributed systems, migrating to high-volume servers running Linux, or building an SOA, enterprises approach IT modernization in different ways.

However, there are several core approaches you can take to advance your modernization efforts, which this white paper closely examines. Read on to view these four pragmatic methods for structuring your initiatives, as well as discover a viable first step for your infrastructure modernization path: UNIX-to-Linux migration. 

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