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Ten ways to improve IT efficiency with an SOE

Read more to learn the 10 steps to implement a standardized operating environment that can simplify your IT infrastructure.

Implementing a standard operating environment can simplify your IT infrastructure while mitigating many of the challenges that cause inefficiency. Streamlined management and operations lead to lower operating expenses, increased uptime, faster deployment and provisioning, and improved IT and user productivity. In addition, comprehensive visibility into your standardized environment increases asset control, security, and compliance.

Follow these 10 steps to implement a standardized operating environment that can simplify your IT infrastructure to improve efficiency, reduce costs, increase uptime, accelerate deployment and provisioning, boost security, and improve IT productivity.

  1. Simplify to improve efficiency and productivity
  2. Document continuously
  3. Balance standardization with flexibility
  4. Automate your infrastructure
  5. Embrace new technology as appropriate
  6. Contain configuration drift
  7. Concentrate on services, not servers
  8. Scale dynamically to meet changing demands
  9. Be ready for failures
  10. Boost security with a layered approach

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