A common challenge for IT departments involves the supply chain and the barriers that prevent that from working smoothly. The cause of these barriers is typically because of disconnected decisions and actions made by both business and IT. The question is, how can we change this?

Sys-Con Media brought this topic to our attention in their article, “From Legacy to the Cloud: Next Generation Datacenters.” This article was the introduction to a five-part series focusing on identifying the problem and sharing proven strategies for transforming legacy datacenters and infrastructure to next generation datacenters that operate in a cloud computing like model for enterprise IT.

It is a long article, the author freely admits there are no simple answers, and knowing there are more coming means it is a time commitment to read, but it’s worth your time. The author, Tony Bishop, is former Founder, Chairman & CEO of Adaptivity, a Top 150 Company in Cloud Computing.

Melody K. Smith

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