Many workplace server cabinets are a locked cupboard of shame, with cables overlapping in such a way nothing gets sorted. The same often applies to our overall infrastructure. It's horrendous to deal with, and the feeling of relief when it gets sorted is tremendous.
Juniper Networks worldwide data centre managing director Andy Ingram made this point at the IDC Datacentre Summit in London last week:
Left to its own devices, IT infrastructure will evolve to spaghetti, because it evolves organically.
It's common, but it's not inevitable. Take control, tidy up and life will go much more smoothly.
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