Gartner Research

Solution Path for Transforming Infrastructure and Operations

Published: 13 August 2018

ID: G00355150

Analyst(s): Gregory Murray , Elias Khnaser

Summary

I&O is in the most disruptive period of all time. Although the data center is critical to most enterprises, cloud forces a transformation to hybrid and multicloud architectures. This research helps technical professionals modernize their data center, migrate to cloud and manage hybrid environments.

Table Of Contents

Problem Statement

Solution Path Diagram

Solution Path

  • Step 1: Adopt Cloud Services
    • Design a Public Cloud Strategy
    • Establish a Cloud Adoption Framework
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  • Step 2: Modernize Your Infrastructure
    • Establish Programmatic Control
    • Optimize Platform Delivery
    • Assess Infrastructure Placement
    • Recommended Reading
  • Step 3: Optimize Workloads
    • Assess Application Placement
    • Architect and Implement Workload Migration and Placement
    • Recommended Reading
  • Step 4: Enable Hybrid Integration
    • Select and Establish Connectivity
    • Federate Identity and Security
    • Recommended Reading
  • Step 5: Automate and Govern
    • Define Policies
    • Evaluate DevOps
    • Broker Services
    • Recommended Reading
  • Step 6: Operate and Protect
    • Design for Continuity
    • Evolve Operations Tools
    • Monitor and Analyze Applications
    • Recommended Reading

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