The outlook for the Chinese economy has grown increasingly uncertain — leading to further pressure to control IT expenses (and especially in I&O) in China more tightly. By following our best practices, I&O leaders in China are likely to reduce their I&O expenses by about 15% within three years.
- Defer Key Initiatives That Offer Only Modest Modernization or Provide Nice-to-Haves
- Increase Utilization via Server Virtualization and Network Tuning
- Standardize I&O Solutions to Build Low-Cost Agility Capability
- Automate IT Operational Systems Further
- Focus More on Real Business Needs, and Not Solely on Availability
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