Microsoft Infrastructure Optimization Model – Where Does Your HiED Organization Fall Within the Maturity Model?



Explore the progression of IT systems and find guidance for improving your organization. Infrastructure Optimization serves as a gauge for IT organizations and provides a logical roadmap to progress from reactive to proactive IT service management.


 






 


Highlights


 


Assess your infrastructure and operations


See where you are in the model and get recommendations for how to move to the next level.


Learn How to Move from Standardized to Rationalized


Download the second of the Core Infrastructure Optimization Implementer Resource Guides: Standardized to Rationalized.


Learn How to Move from Basic to Standardized


Download the Core Infrastructure Optimization Implementer Resource Guide: Basic to Standardized.


What is the Infrastructure Optimization model?


Read the datasheet to find out more about how the model works and what its levels mean.


Features











Webcast: Take control of your IT infrastructure



Microsoft IT Showcase: Infrastructure optimization at Microsoft


White papers




























The relationship between IT labor costs and best practices for Systems Management Server


 



Analysis of the business value of Windows Vista


 



The relationship between IT labor costs and best practices for identity and access management with Active Directory


 



The relationship between IT labor costs and best practices for managing the Windows desktop


 



Driving down the cost of the business desktop


 


Stages in the Model












Basic: “We fight fires”


Find out how you can make your infrastructure more manageable and less expensive.



Standardized: “We’re gaining control”


Learn how automated systems management and automated identity and access management can help your IT staff efficiently access the tools and information they need, making your organization’s infrastructure more secure and more reliable.


 











Rationalized: “We enable business”


Discover how an efficient and controlled infrastructure can transform your IT environment into a strategic business asset.



Dynamic: “We’re a strategic asset”


Learn more about how IT systems can become self-managing and dynamic, the final stage in the Infrastructure Optimization Model.


 







IT Life Cycle












Windows Server System Reference Architecture (WSSRA)


Find out how the WSSRA can help you design, build, and operate a standardized approach to IT architecture across your organization and your systems integration projects.



Microsoft Operations Framework


The operation framework provides guidance on how to plan, deploy and maintain IT operational process in support of mission-critical IT service solutions.


 


What IO Can Do for Business















Make IT a strategic asset



Streamline the way people do business



Deliver a flexible, scalable application platform


Related Links












Infrastructure Optimization Blog



Microsoft Operations Framework

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