The end of April 2011 witnessed an interesting event. Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service was struck by a large scale outage that lasted for 4 long days. While Amazon scampered around to deal with the worst outage in cloud’s history, the world watched on with fascinated horror. Nobody had ever thought that a cloud computing giant like Amazon would encounter an outage. But it did and it took down almost 70 sites with it including bigwigs like FourSquare, Reddit, Quora, parts of New York Times, and more.
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Heraclitus, the famous Greek philosopher, professed the doctrine that change is central to universe. His famous statement ‘nothing endures but change’ has witnessed many translations – the most popular being ‘change is the only constant’. The words of this wise man still hold true in contemporary times.
The modern-day business landscape portrays IT as the most dynamic component. Well this portrayal is true to a large extent.
For most enterprises their IT infrastructure depends on two critical factors:
(1) The technology available
(2) The business concepts applied
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Recently, we have just had an epiphany that capital is scarce. We have learnt the hard way that capital needs to be smartly deployed and responsibly monitored. Now, we are privy to business executives and IT guys butting heads with each other. Business accuses IT of being unjustifiably lavish while IT regards business as stingy. But they both share the same goal – maximizing value.
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It goes beyond saying that IT has become the DNA of every business process. IT has earned unrivaled importance.
But as they say there is no such thing as free lunch. Even popularity comes at a price. With rise in popularity, IT has also come under the scanner.
Enterprises that look to respond and adapt faster to external market pressures demand agility in their IT framework. Architectures that underpin this requirement are increasingly being viewed as the bad egg.
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The focal point of the IT market is maximum utilization of time and resources nowadays therefore, integrity, excellent communication network is established and synchronization between activities is maintained in various growth sectors of the Offshore software outsourcing companies. Better management of enterprise resources is the key point for these companies to grow faster. If you look into the IT market in India you will find the main focus on cost-effective solution. Here. Again a question arises about the quality of the solution whether you will find technically fit desired solution at reduced cost or not.
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