Solution Provider Outlines Eight Ways CIOs can make the Transition from the Head of Information Technology to the Leader of an Internal Enterprise Service Provider
NEW YORK, August 12, 2014 – The road to becoming a Services Defined Enterprise (SDE) is one that every CIO will follow at some point in the future – some are already leading the way. It’s a journey of transformation that will ultimately create a more responsive and cost-effective IT department, greater agility, a more competitive business model, and a richer user experience. According to Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider (www.us.logicalis.com) that has studied this transformation, the move toward a Services Defined Enterprise may be more than just a plan for the future; it may be a plan for the IT department’s survival. To help CEOs and CIOs alike assess where they stand, Logicalis has created a free, downloadable white paper, “Why Every CEO Wants to Lead a Services Defined Enterprise,” specifically for C-suite execs investigating next steps along the services-defined continuum.
“The Services Defined Enterprise will give companies the freedom to consider services from whatever source makes the most business and financial sense,” says Mike Martin, Senior Vice President, Solutions and Services, Logicalis US. “In a Services Defined Enterprise, IT moves from being the sole provider of technology solutions to being the ‘trusted advisor’ that sets the standards by which all technology services and solutions consumed will be measured. It’s an entirely new way of thinking, and it’s already being implemented around the globe.”
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Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration, data center and cloud services, and managed services.
Logicalis employs nearly 3,700 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and manage complex ICT infrastructures to meet the needs of almost 6,000 corporate and public sector customers. To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM, CA Technologies, EMC, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware and ServiceNow.
The Logicalis Group has annualized revenues of $1.6 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific, and is fast establishing itself as one of the leading IT and Communications solution integrators specializing in the areas of advanced technologies and services.
The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of over $5 billion.
For more information, visit www.us.logicalis.com.
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