As an organization grows and evolves over time, managing the computing assets and resources can become time consuming and costly. The phrase “Infrastructure Sprawl” has commonly been applied to the growth and challenges that companies face with managing their IT infrastructure effectively.
If you find your company challenged with infrastructure sprawl, don’t lose heart - you are not alone. You are just one of many companies that took advantage of the technology advancements like virtualization and the cloud. The infrastructure sprawl problem was almost inevitable and with a little effort and an effective plan, you can get things under control. While it can be difficult to step away from the day-to-day challenges you are already managing, addressing the infrastructure sprawl challenge can provide real benefits for your organization.
Read on to learn why it’s important to take the time to understand your environment and business objectives, make a plan that works for your organization and take control of your infrastructure.