Maintaining applications used to be a lot easier and less time consuming – a simple matter of installing and updating every few years. But things are different today. Applications now follow a development paradigm where software iterations happen far more quickly; now management is pressuring IT to address business concerns and market opportunities that can be helped by faster application deployment.
But you’re already concerned with more than just implementing or updating applications; your eye is on the bigger picture of maintaining your IT environment’s operational readiness as well. You want to ensure the data center itself is well updated and ready to deploy and maintain those applications.
So, how should you go about addressing these concerns and new initiatives, and the opportunities you have to streamline application management?