IBM Blades Break Down Org Barriers. Find out how.


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Source: IBM
Date: November 2010
Type: White Paper
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Overview: Clabby Analytics conducts information technology (IT) research all around the world. We regularly produce case studies that are based upon on-site interviews with IT executives. And we have met literally thousands of IT practitioners at industry conferences over the past several years — and these practitioners also share their views on computer architectures, infrastructure, and management environments with us. And sometimes business and IT executives/practitioners talk about their organizational challenges… What we have consistently found during the course of these discussions is that many IT organizations have become “factionalized”. On one side of the organization, IT managers and administrators promote a centralized computing model; on the other side, IT managers promote a distributed computing model. Further, each group promotes its own infrastruc-ture and management schema (example: centralized computer advocates who operate mainframes use advanced z/OS and z/VM virtualization; while x86 advocates prefer EMC VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V) — creating infrastructure/management silos within their organizations.

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