What makes an IT?
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.