Displaying articles for: 05-27-2012 - 06-02-2012
You can use shadow IT to start a dialog with the business. Our customers are challenged with resource, time and budget constraints, and for these customers the prospect of reining in shadow IT seems overwhelming. In reality, cloud computing presents an opportunity for IT organizations to re-engage with the business, learn why they’re going around the IT shop, and leverage lessons learned from any “rogue” cloud initiatives.
This may be a biased opinion, but I have to say I am very proud of the leadership role that HP has taken in helping our customers take that first step – and beyond – on their journey to the Cloud.
I have a right to be proud. HP has developed significant intellectual property by leveraging strategic investments in R&D. Starting with our high end platform, HP ProLiant Gen8 servers, which feature over 150 innovations and have more than 900 patents-applied-for, we can easily create and drive a virtualized environment for our customers. That’s an important first step in the Cloud journey...
Here’s an example of a large transformation plan that shows a positive financial return in four years, including transformation costs.
In this economy, it’s all about the bottom line. So why not leverage the benefits of a business case when seeking approval for your IT initiative?