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Published: 01 Nov 2012

Cross-functional staffs and software can make all the difference in your data center. Today's business environment is more challenging than ever before. Market conditions are subject to rapid change, while regulatory compliance requirements continue to place more demands on IT. Within the data center, new composite apps are driving service-oriented architectures (SOAs), and Web 2.0 initiatives require unprecedented levels of sharing and accessing data--while exhibiting an unpredictable rate of data growth. What's ultimately required is a more dynamic IT infrastructure that can react to rapidly changing conditions, new requirements and massive growth, and also provide availability. In short, for IT to remain (or even become) a truly relevant strategic resource, it has to stop operating within systems that offer a "No" response when asked to provide services to the business. To accomplish this, IT and the infrastructure it controls must become "fluid" and dynamic so that the response to any question can always be "Yes." IT needs to be able to handle whatever ... Access >>>

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