The Rise of Integrated IT Infrastructure Systems: Top Enterprise Use Cases

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Conclusion

Emerging consensus reveals that the eventual future of IT services delivery will be not just cloud-based, but cloud-first. However, the Bimodal IT approach is more than a bridge; it is the relevant solution for the foreseeable future.

For the enterprise IT organization, the key lies in finding an IT infrastructure solutions provider that can service both tracks simultaneously with a suite of cloud-ready infrastructure solutions offering the right mix of simplicity, flexibility and scalability. This will ensure the ability to migrate workloads across a variety of infrastructure configurations via a single management and organization toolset.

SDDC on integrated systems will make your IT delivery more flexible, secure, scalable, seamless and efficient.

In response to workers' increasing demands for anytime, anywhere access to company data and applications, today's CIOs and CTOs are turning to integrated IT infrastructure systems – converged and hyper-converged infrastructure solutions – to support a data center transition to cloud computing models built on the principles of the software-defined data center (SDDC).

SDDC architecture provides the needed flexibility, availability and security to stay ahead of workers' expectations; ward off rogue incursions into shadow IT; and allow for easy, centralized management of all data center resources. Integrated systems support SDDC architecture with highly scalable, reliable and secure infrastructure solutions that can direct virtualized pools of compute, storage and networking resources wherever they are needed on demand.

In this slideshow, Skip Bacon, vice president, Products – Storage and Availability, VMware, and Bob Madaio, senior director, Infrastructure Platforms Marketing, Hitachi Data Systems, examine the advantages of integrated systems — including converged and hyper-converged infrastructure solutions — in delivering cloud agility, and explore the top use cases for integrated systems being adopted by enterprises today.

 

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