Businesses evolve and grow. Technologies advance. Consequently, organizations need dynamic infrastructures that allow them to quickly react to change.
Written by Craig Johnson
Repetition breeds complacency. As a result, after decades of reiteration, some people no longer pay as much attention as they should to the old saying, "the only constant is change." But, for better or worse, the last couple of years, which carried us over a peak and into a low valley in the economy, have made the truth of that adage abundantly clear.
Find out why automating systems management is crucial for minimizing risk, guaranteeing continuity, and remaining competitive in today's highly pressurized business environment.
Written by Martin Norman
Editor's note: This article introduces the white paper "101 Things You Can Automate on Your System i (iSeries) and Ten Top Tips for Peace of Mind," available free at the MC Press White Paper Center.
In today's environment—with computers and applications spread all over throughout most organizations—systems administrators are under increasing pressure to provide high levels of service and reliability. As the complexity of our networks has grown through extensive interconnectivity and global operations, the problem has been compounded.