IDG Contributor Network: Say goodbye to traditional IT

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For anyone who’s been in the enterprise information technology (IT) field for the past 10-15 years, you know the challenge of making literally hundreds of different technologies work together to support complex business needs.

During the course of a single day, I can remember my IT teams testing our data centers’ backup generators and cooling systems, installing new network switches, racking and stacking new servers, troubleshooting failed mainframe jobs, making sure application upgrades were released on schedule, and troubleshooting a system outage that disrupted our company’s warehouse operations. And the next day? A completely different set of preventive maintenance tasks, capacity increases, new code deployments, and operational challenges.

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