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What is IT Infrastructure?

What is IT Infrastructure?

It is impossible for modern businesses to operate without a useful and flexible IT infrastructure today, where IT technologies are becoming more and more important for modern life, as a large part of daily existence has become digital. Properly tuned and networked, well-functioning technologies improve back office operations, increase productivity, and streamline communication.

Information technology (IT) infrastructure refers to the components necessary to run and manage business IT environments to provide services and resources to the organization's employees, customers or partners, inside or outside the organization. When IT infrastructure is diligently implemented, it helps businesses achieve their goals.

What is IT Infrastructure?

Information technology (IT) infrastructure means the hardware, software, network resources and services required for the existence, operation and management of the IT environment. All these components, such as hardware, software, network components, operating system, and data storage, are used to provide IT services and solutions.

IT infrastructure enables organizations to provide IT solutions and services to their employees, partners and customers. IT infrastructure is usually inside an organization and resides in owned facilities. IT infrastructure can also be located within a discovery 

What are the key components of IT infrastructure?

There are many ways to deploy, organize, and integrate components of information technology (IT) infrastructure. There are 3 typical IT infrastructure components.

  • Hardware: Hardware refers to the physical components of the IT infrastructure and encompasses all the elements necessary to support the basic functioning of the machines and devices that make up the infrastructure itself. Hardware includes servers, data centers, personal computers, routers, switches and other equipment such as power, cooling, cabling and private rooms.
  • Software: Software represents all applications used by the business, both for internal purposes and to deliver to customers. The software covers web servers, Enterprise resource planning (ERP), Customer relationship management (CRM), productivity applications and operating systems.
  • Network: The network includes all the hardware and software necessary to provide internet connection, network activation, firewall and security. It provides network operations, management and communication between internal and external systems. While the network is not strictly necessary for the operation of an IT infrastructure, the network is necessary to establish internal and external communication of all elements and devices.
  • It allows access to data stored and transmitted only through tightly controlled access points to reduce the risk of data theft or damage.

What are the Types of IT Infrastructure?

Traditional Infrastructure

Organizations with traditional infrastructure management and own all components such as data centers, data centers, data storage, and other equipment. Traditional infrastructure is expensive and requires large amounts of hardware, such as servers, as well as power and physical space to run.

Cloud Infrastructure

The larger the IT infrastructure, the more space, power, staff and money are needed to run it. Some of this infrastructure can be virtualized and leased from a third-party service provider to reduce costs. All components leased by the third-party service provider are hosted and managed on cloud-based servers using their own IT infrastructure. Cloud infrastructure describes the components and resources required for cloud computing.

Cloud-based applications allow offline operation, the application will automatically update when the device is back online. The user can continue working on any device as all information is stored in the cloud.

Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Hyperconverged infrastructure allows you to manage your compute, network, and storage resources from a single interface. It supports more modern workloads with scalable architectures on industry-standard hardware by combining software-defined processing and data storage.

What is IT Infrastructure Management?

With IT infrastructure management, IT resources, systems, platforms, people and environments are coordinated. Modern and dynamic organizations require a new management approach that can increase speed, help scale, and provide stability in enterprise IT environments.

The IT infrastructure must provide a suitable platform for all necessary IT applications and functions required by organizations and individuals. IT infrastructure design and implementation must also support efficient infrastructure management. IT infrastructure management software tools should allow IT, administrators, to view the infrastructure as a single entity and to access and configure detailed operational details of any device in the infrastructure.

What are the IT Infrastructure management types?

There are three main applications for managing IT infrastructure: ITOM, ITSM, and ITAM.

IT Operational Management (ITOM)

IT operations management (ITOM) is a business application that provides the management of all technology components and application requirements within the organization that helps protect the IT infrastructure. It helps make the IT infrastructure more reliable and effective for the organization.

The purpose of ITOM is to monitor and control IT services and infrastructure and to carry out routine tasks necessary to support the operation of applications, services and hardware components. ITOM enables monitoring and management of operations such as IT infrastructure, capacity management, cost control activities, performance and security management, availability management, thanks to its functions such as network weight discovery, operational intelligence and data collection, network event management, cloud management.

IT Service Management (ITSM)

IT service management (ITSM) is a set of policies and practices for implementing, delivering, and managing an organization's IT services in a way that meets the stated needs of its employees, customers, or business partners and the stated objectives of the business.

IT services include any hardware, software, or computing resource (everything from a company notebook to a software asset or Web application, a mobile application, a cloud storage solution, or a virtual server for development or other services). ITSM helps to carry out all activities such as designing, creating, delivering, supporting and managing the lifecycle of IT services. ITSM Incident management is a set of applications that help you deliver IT services to the customer, such as issue management, service desk, IT asset management, business analysis, release management. As a result of these functions, the application of ITSM helps to streamline the structured delivery and documentation processes. Cost savings can be achieved by creating a predictable IT organization with ITSM.

IT Asset Management (ITAM)

IT Asset Management (ITAM) is a set of business applications that provide significant and measurable benefits for short, medium and long-term needs and goals involving IT assets in business units within the organization. Supports financial, inventory, contracting and risk management responsibilities to manage the overall lifecycle of IT assets, including tactical and strategic decision making. IT assets include all software and hardware elements in the business environment.

ITAM typically collects detailed hardware and software inventory information that is used to make decisions about acquisitions and how assets are used. Having an accurate inventory of IT assets helps organizations use their assets more effectively and avoid unnecessary spending by reusing existing resources.

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