All In with Web-Scale IT – Gartner

Gartner Research VP Cameron Haight believes that it is time to move away from conventional IT, which is no longer delivering the benefits that organizations need to succeed in today’s world. He instead suggests modeling IT services after companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon, even despite some of their recent outages:

It’s not the cloud per se that will save enterprise IT, but thinking and acting like the major cloud providers across all the key dimensions of IT…One benefit already is that I’m working with analysts in other areas such as application architecture and server hardware design so that we can provide integrative guidance across the entire IT value chain.

Check out the full post, All In with Web-Scale IT, from Gartner.