Are we there yet?

by Shijaz Abdulla on 22.10.2008 at 10:37

Organizations today are constantly looking for ways and means to gain a competitive edge while at the same time increase revenue, attract and retain customers, meet governance requirements and face other challenges of an increasingly connected global economy.

The Microsoft Infrastructure Optimization model helps organizations to align business with IT, reduce operating costs and security risks, reduce complexity, comply with standards, empower the people workforce, and enable IT to respond spontaneously to dynamic and ever-changing business requirements.

The Infrastructure Optimization Model (IOM) helps customers assess where they are today in terms of core, business productivity and application infrastructure and projects and understanding of what a dynamic and agile IT shop looks like, and how to get there – or at least – move closer to that state of nirvana.

IOM: The journey from a basic to a dynamic system

So, are we there yet? Find out – by making use of the online Infrastructure Optimization Assessments. These will help you profile and assess your customers if you are a partner. Or, if you are a Microsoft customer, you might want to do a little self-assessment using this great tool. The tools consists of a set of profiling questions for Core Infrastructure, Business Productivity Infrastructure and Applications. Based on your input detailed assessment reports are generated.

The IOM is based on proven methodologies and more information can be found at

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