Over the coming years businesses will be considering complex new systems and clever ways of increasing capacity while continuing to focus on reducing costs, but the solution may well already be staring them in the face, says Pete J. Kearney, Head of Strategic Systems at IBM UK.

Sometimes the key to doing more is to reassess how much of what you already have is being used to its full potential. According to recent estimates from IBM, many companies are only effectively using 15 per cent of their computing infrastructure’s capacity and this could be eating up more than 70 per cent of a company’s IT budget. Re-thinking the commercialisation of the IT infrastructure could improve efficiency and cut the total cost of computing ...

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