The Purest IT Infrastructure
It is a truism to say that this is the most exciting time to be in the IT infrastructure business. New ideas are popping up like mushrooms and the din they are generating would likely put the big bang to shame.
However, if you are the IT architect at your company, charged with ensuring that your IT can support and help grow your business, some of these ideas mean might engender a few questions such as:
- Should you stay with the traditional approach where compute and storage are treated as siloes?
- Within storage, is the traditional hybrid design good enough or should you consider all-flash.
- At an application level, how is the mix going to change between classic applications and newer applications (like cassandra, hadoop) that are putting new types of workloads on the IT infrastructure.
As an IT architect, if you step back, and think about what would be the most ideal (the purest) IT infrastructure as it relates to compute and storage, I submit that the following would show up in your consideration lists:
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