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Key Trends Impacting Infrastructure Management and IT in 2021
The new trend of working offers employees the flexibility to work from anywhere, which means that IT executives are now working on new ways to give customers access to services and properly manage business services across all distributed infrastructure.
FREMONT, CA: The COVID-19 pandemic was certainly a surprise for the world. Industries all over the world were forced to come up with a new game plan in order to survive through the global crisis. As a result, many companies have allowed employees to work from home. This sudden shift in work-life has impacted businesses throughout 2021. Companies are looking for new ways to produce security strategies, find resource availability, and evolve infrastructure and operations.
Infrastructure and operations (I&O) are constantly changing, repositioning it to install remote I&O teams for companies. In 2020, the events compelled IT pros to adapt all processes for the inrush of work from home and unforeseen changes for all IT requirements.
Here are some popular trends impacting infrastructure management:
The Capability of Operating Anywhere
Remote working allows companies to save a lot of money as they do not need a massive facility to accommodate their employees. The new trend of working offers employees the flexibility to work from anywhere, which means that IT executives are now working on new ways to give customers access to services and properly manage business services across all distributed infrastructure.
I&O is usually managed within an organization that has one home base. Employees worked from a facility to complete their tasks. Anywhere operations enable organizations to use staff where they see fit, giving employees more flexibility. Remote work has become advantageous not only to employees but also to businesses. Businesses are no longer required to hire employees based on their geographical location. This allows for the recruitment of a larger pool of people with more experience.
Operational continuity is critical for organizations to maintain a competitive advantage and remain profitable in the face of a crisis. The main goal of operation continuity is to be able to shift operations in response to changes in business conditions.
IT services must continue to function in the face of damage, data loss, or external critical events. Workloads must be available to support customers and employees who are geographically dispersed as more people work from home. IT services must be continuous in order to provide automated deployments and low-touch maintenance. Operational continuity, if properly structured, will increase efficiencies and allow for faster workload deployment.
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