For an organization’s information technology, infrastructure management (IM) is the management of essential operation components, such as policies, processes, equipment, data, human resources, and external contacts, for overall effectiveness.
Infrastructure management is sometimes divided into categories of systems management, network management, and storage management. Infrastructure management products are available from a number of vendors including Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Microsoft, CA.
GIS build teams to expertise on vendor technologies, to support infrastructure management for clients.
Among other purposes, infrastructure management seeks to:
» Reduce duplication of effort
» Ensure adherence to standards
» Enhance the flow of information throughout an information system
» Promote adaptability necessary for a changeable environment
» Ensure interoperability among organizational and external entities
» Maintain effective
» change management policies and practices
GIS helps in all business activities depend upon the infrastructure, planning and projects to ensure its effective management are typically undervalued to the detriment of the organization.