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Simplify Intelligent Infrastructure by Using Workload Architectures

Published: 12 March 2019

ID: G00386798

Analyst(s): Philip Dawson


To maintain a competitive advantage and extend control to the IoT and edge, organizations must reduce complexity across their infrastructure portfolio. I&O leaders must start by discovering and defining workload stacks and states to discern viable opportunities for simplification.

Table Of Contents



  • Discover Workloads and Categorize Into Stacks
  • Review the Comprehensive Volume of Stacks Before Determining How to Simplify Workload Infrastructure by State
  • Evaluate the Relevant States of Workloads to Prioritize Effort and Identify Standardized Delivery Options

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