System upgrades are an essential component of lifecycle management. IT pros from Mohave County, Ariz., and DuPage County, Ill., believe a little bit of strategic planning goes a long way in smoothing the migration process. These best practices will get you started.
Identifying and monitoring a government’s installed hardware and software isn’t as straightforward as it might seem. Managing the task manually can be labor-intensive, making it a less-than-desirable day-to-day strategy. Integrated asset management solutions help agencies monitor and optimize their IT resources for improved performance and control, increased accountability and reduced costs.
When budgets are tight, government agencies often must make do with what they have. IT managers can extend the lifecycle of existing resources (and boost performance in the process) by employing such cost-saving strategies as virtualizing whenever possible and shedding nonessential programs.
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