When IT professionals look at their IT infrastructures, what they see is usually framed by a growing list of demands from their business constituents. The growth of Mobile, the Internet of Things, Big Data, 24×7 transaction support, ever expanding workloads…. – there are just a few of things that keep the CIO up at night.
Compounding the problem is the sheer number, types, and complexity of the assets required to deliver on the business’ needs. This conglomeration of systems is so vast, so spread out, that it becomes almost impossible to even gain an adequate picture of what is available to ensure that the IT team can deliver exactly what is needed to meet the company’s goals.
Without a clear view, how do you even begin to manage your resources efficiently and effectively?