For an organization’s information technology, infrastructure management (IM) is the management of essential operation components, such as policies, processes, equipment, data, human resources, and external contacts, for overall effectiveness.
As demands on the IT infrastructure is rapidly increasing, several companies are looking for a reliable and cost effective means for maintaining their IT applications and systems and optimizing their internal infrastructure management processes. Today, IT infrastructure needs to be available 24×7 with extremely high uptime requirements. It requires heavy investment in support organization to maintain such infrastructure.
1. Reduced cost
Moving from a capital expenditure model to an operational expenditure model may save you a considerable amount of money. You do not need to hire expensive IT personnel or spend money on equipment, as this is all taken care of by the hosting provider.
2. Latest technology available
The IT personnel will update the software as soon as it is available and you only have to pay a fraction of the license fee as you share the cost with the host’s other clients.
3. Highly specialised IT Team
The IT team is specialised in backup and recovery procedures because this is what they do every day.
4. Customised solution
The IT personnel will customise the data management solution to your needs. He will analyse your business and implement your unique requirements.
5. Improved data security
The encrypted data is kept in various secure data centres and mirrored at least in two locations. Only the latest ISO certified encryption methods are used.
6. Data recovery
Data is backed up in short intervals, so you only loose a minimal amount of data in the case of a disaster. Recovery occurs instantaneously because data is mirrored in more places. So the business can continue as if nothing had happened.
7. Focus on core business
Backup can be time-consuming as it requires attention – even more, the recovery process. Outsourcing helps your organisation to focus on your core business and not get distracted by complex data management.
8. Improve Efficiency
Focusing on core business and other activities that matter will help your organisation to improve overall performance and drive business value.