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For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

Design Your Infrastructure For Scalability

October 24, 2016


  • By Sophia I. Vargas,
  • Robert Stroud
  • with Glenn O'Donnell,
  • Richard Fichera,
  • Aaron Kinch,
  • Diane Lynch

Why Read This Report

As your business evolves and adds new services, regions, or customers, your infrastructure and operations (I&O) must be able to adapt and scale with no impact on performance or service quality. This report explores the principles of scalability across infrastructure environments, supporting organizations as well as applications and services that sit atop these environments. Enterprise architects and I&O professionals must understand these principles to support continued digital transformation as well as the current and future demands of their businesses.

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Table of Contents

  • Scalability Is Core To The Adaptability Of Your Business
  • Scalability Is An Architectural Mindset, Not A Technology Issue
  • Leverage Solutions Designed To Scale Your Services
  • Recommendations

  • Design Your Services To Dynamically Scale As The Business Changes
  • What It Means

  • Scalability Is A Goldilocks Issue: Not Too Little, Not Too Much
  • Related Research Documents