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IT Infrastructure Service: Selecting The Best Pricing Model
With so many new options available in today's marketplace, choosing the right pricing model can determine the success or failure of your IT infrastructure service solutions. And, it’s not just about the cost, it’s also about how you pay, what you…
5 Reasons to Consider Infrastructure Advisory Services
Regardless of how large and well-qualified your IT staff and management may be, infrastructure advisory services can help you make the right choices to take your organization to the next level. Even the most famous world-class athletes and teams…
How to Prepare for an IT Infrastructure Assessment
You have decided it is time for an IT infrastructure assessment. Thoughtful preparation will ensure your assessment is carried out thoroughly and accurately, without omitting any important considerations. The details are pivotal, since it’s likely…
Top 3 Benefits of an IT Infrastructure Assessment
The Cheshire Cat was one smart cookie. He warned Alice if she didn’t know where she was headed, any road would do. Had he been asked, the Cheshire Cat would have added that a map doesn’t help if you don’t know where you are right now, because…
IT Infrastructure Planning: Preparing The Team
Even when your focus is explicitly on IT infrastructure planning, it is important to remember that your “team” must expand beyond just your IT staff. Every department relies on IT services. When you involve non-technical staff in IT planning, you…
IT Infrastructure Service: Who Benefits From IT
Who does not benefit from IT? IT has evolved into becoming mission-critical for every aspect of any business operation, regardless of company size or complexity. Every single person on your team benefits from IT infrastructure service -- from line…
Planning For Growth With IT Infrastructure Service
Strategic planning is the backbone of every successful enterprise. Savvy executives plan for growth, especially when it comes to fundamentals like IT infrastructure services. Growth used to mean companies simply added on: more space, more equipment…
How to Choose an Infrastructure as a Service Vendor
Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is rapidly gaining attention as a cost-effective alternative for companies concerned about controlling IT costs without sacrificing productivity or service levels. But making the transition can represent a sea…
IT Infrastructure Service: Reducing IT Expenses
In order to grow profitability, you have to increase revenue or reduce costs. Preferably both. Companies that take the time to thoroughly examine their IT infrastructure service can often find valuable ways to reduce IT expenses. The goal, of course…
IT Infrastructure Planning: Where To Start
Because IT infrastructure has traditionally been associated with significant capital investment as well as ongoing expenses for maintenance and upgrades, planning is critical to ensure cost-effectiveness as well as top service levels. IT…
Measuring your IT Infrastructure Service Cost and Output
How do you measure the success and effectiveness of an IT Infrastructure service environment? Service quality and cost efficiency!    Most IT organizations measure quality of service as defined in Service Level Agreements, Customer Satisfaction…
Design Life for hardware, how long should it really last?
The rule of thumb for hardware End Of Life (EOL) is 3-5 years. This rule is based around finance orientation (depreciation). The real useful life question is more complicated and depends on a number of factors related to how well your IT…