How Best to Reduce I&O Costs in Midsize Enterprises

Archived Published: 27 October 2014 ID: G00270371


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Infrastructure and operations costs represent nearly 70% of the IT budget and offer the greatest opportunity for midmarket IT leaders to achieve savings. As midsize enterprises look to IT to drive growth and innovation, IT leaders must reduce the dollars allocated merely to "keeping the lights on."

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • As an I&O Leader, Champion Cost Optimization
    • Model Your I&O Environment Using TCO
    • Estimate TCO for Each I&O Domain, Breaking Down Domain Costs as Necessary
    • Explore Cost-Saving Opportunities Within and Across I&O Domains
    • Prioritize Targets
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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