What makes an IT?

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Information Technology Group is composed of the following:

  • Architecture and Project Mgt to design solution to improve IT services.
  • Application Development that builds front end.
  • Operations Support to manage business requests and incidents.
  • Infrastructure to manage network appliances, servers and storages.

The Infrastructure is extended to a Data Center that houses an environment of core switch and network appliances, servers arranged in rack and storages. The primary environment that run the business systems is called a Production while the backup is called the Disaster Recovery. There are also Development for application build and Test environment. Maintaining a Data Center is costly as it may require monthly rental and acquisition of IT assets.