Can SaaS Solve the Very Complexity It Has Created?

by Enterprise Networking Planet Staff

IT managers need the right tools to help simplify the management of their operations, including solutions that provide a view into all sorts of network details. This is particularly critical at a time when cloud computing and virtualization require automatic provisioning, which is making government networks more elastic than ever.

"The reality is different. Technologies such as virtualization, distributed computing services, cloud computing and the ever-growing SaaS actually can make operations seem more complex and out of control, especially as agencies plug new services and machines into their networks. That’s why it’s important to build systems management plans into every part of a network and into an organization's applications and servers."

"Infrastructure management as a service. That might just be the next wave to emerge from the movements known as software as a service (SaaS) and “everything as a service.” System consolidation and spiraling complexity are the catalysts that are starting to make infrastructure management an actual subscription utility, and this is especially true for government IT operations."

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This article was originally published on Wednesday Apr 21st 2010