The IT infrastructure of an organization should be in sync with the company's capabilities, continually delivering improved quality while optimizing costs
FREMONT, CA: As disruptive technologies continue to transform the way companies operate, more and more organizations are shifting to a cloud-based model of operation and enabling IT-driven services. A perfect enterprise architecture requires a well defined IT infrastructure that can keep up with the pace of technological innovations and meet business goals. The IT infrastructure of an organization should be in sync with the company's capabilities, continually delivering improved quality while optimizing costs. Organizations can evaluate their enterprise architecture in terms of the performance of their IT infrastructure by aligning the two with three broad parameters, Agility, DevOps, and Automation.
An agile infrastructure helps organizations to remain competitive. This has become a vital trait for top-performing enterprise architectures. Agility must be a core capability of all the layers of the IT infrastructure. This can help organizations react quickly to a sudden spike in data volume, especially during peak business hours. Agility allows the IT infrastructure to adapt to the rapid infrastructure configuration quickly. It also helps in increasing digital adoption by organizations that require a high performing and secure IT infrastructure.
As the digital revolution picks up pace, there have been significant changes to consumer behavior and enterprises. Organizations must align their IT infrastructure with high security to deliver at speed with the changing consumer demands. DevOps solutions and services help businesses in gaining high efficiency by promoting collaboration across the entire IT infrastructure. DevOps model integrates application development and operations to improve cooperation and productivity. It helps in automating infrastructure, workflows, and evaluating applications performance. Enterprises that practice the DevOps model find it easier to accelerate their digital transformation and deliver changes quickly. Once appropriately implemented, DevOps enable agility, optimize competitive advantage, enhance customer satisfaction, and results in increased volumes.
Organizations that are looking to deliver consistency and reliability must have automation in their IT infrastructure. One way to automate IT infrastructure is to automate infrastructure testing. Enterprise architectures are driven continuously to meet deployment goals for a diverse set of applications. This means it requires to update the IT infrastructure. The lack of a structured approach in the process can lead to various malfunctions and downtime. If an organization wants to provide ace quality customer experience, then it must ensure that its IT infrastructure supports relevant applications. Automated testing consolidates the evaluation of IT platforms for validation of structured system performance. It enhances performance while mitigating risks compared to other testing approaches.