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Making the right sourcing decisionsLeverage new service delivery models
Business demands on it are stronger
more money spent
on services outside
the it budget.
Today, services and sourcing are no longer simpleWatch Erich Clementi, SVP, IBM GTS introduce
the Future of It Infrastructure and Services(2.25 mins)Traditionally, IT services were delivered within your enterprise from the data center to desktops.Eventually, services also became available from outside service providers, and most recently, the cloud.The result is an infrastructure that is abstracted — with more services delivered from virtually anywhere, anytime to anyone on any device — and with more sourcing choices than ever.
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You have more service delivery choices than ever
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build it yourself
Count on strategic
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build or run
Consume as a service
Your business needs should drive it choices
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Service Delivery Considerations
Business DesignStep 1 Work through your enterprise’s unique requirements around desired outcomes, level of accountability, and economics of your it services.
Service LevelsStep 2 Determine what your business demands around it performance, security and resilience.
CharacteristicsStep 3 Consider deployment characteristics that meet your business needs, from customization versus standarization, to shared services and location.
OutcomesAligining the business and it strategy and associated outcomes from optimization to industry disruption
PerformanceBalancing the need for rapid provisioning of new applications such as mobile, with the need for more stable, static environments related to traditional applications
FlexibilityService delivery models can be designed to support highly elastic applications, while allowing for portability across delivery models to maximize utilization and economics
AccountabilityAligning level of support and associated risks and rewards from the managements of infrastructure environments to entire processes
SecurityConsiderations related to security stem from a clear governance process that manages risk associated with data, users and underlying architectures
SharedDifferent service delivery models can leverage dedicated environments versus shared environments — trading off control, cost, performance and scalability
EconomicsBalancing the tradeoffs of OpEx with CapEx against the benefits of fixed/predictable contracts to more variable/pay as you go approaches
ResilienceSelecting the right availability support for target applications is critical to maximizing the economics of service delivery
LocationLocation of assets are key to aligning requirements to the purchase / control of infrastructure versus leveraging a third party infrastructure with less control but greater scalabilityclick bubble for additional insights
Your options — from Traditional IT to Cloud
Maximize value, and minimize risk in your sourcing strategyMinimize your risk relying on traditional, in–house delivered services by maximizing your delivery model choices for greatest optimal valueMake multi–sourcing work for you — creating an optimal mix of delivery models matched to business and IT objectivesAllow IBM to optimize your IT across a range of delivery models, helping you to minimize coordination, oversight, and other overhead costs
Deph of experience for today’s breadth of optionsclick bubble for additional insights