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Operating budgets cannot keep pace with growth in IT scale, so even when the top-line budget is growing, the budget per managed system is always contracting. IT will always be forced to do more with less — forced to find new ways to change the economics of scale.

Truth is a funny word. It smacks of empirical fact and righteousness.

But truth is not that. It’s subjective — a cocktail of knowledge, experience, context and bias. Jake Sorofman, chief marketing officer for rPath, admits that an attempt to generalize “truths” about a topic as broad and complex as IT has the potential to come across as presumptuous … or worse!

But, if you look closely, complexity often betrays patterns. For him, these patterns tell a story that gets — if not to the ultimate kernel — in close proximity to the truth.

The following are the eight truths of enterprise IT, from Sorofman’s perspective.

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