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China Summary Translation: 'Optimize Infrastructure Patterns to Extend Control to the Edge and IoT'

Published: 16 July 2019

ID: G00434021

Analyst(s): Tao Wu , Philip Dawson


Digital enterprises demand infrastructure that drives agility while reducing total cost of ownership. To achieve these goals, I&O leaders must leverage new delivery models using application-led infrastructure patterns to consolidate, rationalize and standardize across the IT portfolio.

Table Of Contents



Optimize Infrastructure Patterns to Extend Control to the Edge and IoT

  • Impacts
  • Recommendations


Impacts and Recommendations

  • New Delivery Models Enable Infrastructure Patterns That Drive Agility and Reduce TCO
  • Increasing Workload Complexity Leads to Distributed and Siloed IT Systems
  • Maintaining Intelligent Infrastructure Requires Continuous Improvement of Standardized Patterns

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