Fast IT

Innovate at the Speed of Business

Success requires your infrastructure to run faster than ever before. (1:37 min)

Changing World of IT

The Internet of Everything is bringing together people, process, data, and things to make networked connections more valuable than ever before. However, the challenges of complexity, speed, and resiliency are likely to intensify.

Challenges and Opportunities

Challenges and Opportunities

The proliferation of devices and applications has increased the complexity of the IT infrastructure. Critical resources are needed to maintain and troubleshoot legacy systems. It's harder to stay flexible and support innovation.

Meanwhile, the Internet of Everything creates tremendous opportunity. The possibilities unleashed by connecting new things, unlocking new sources of data, combining those with people collaborating, and creating new processes are immense.

Read more about the challenges and opportunities created by the Internet of Everything.

The Changing Role of IT

The Changing Role of IT

Technology transitions, such as cloud, mobility, big data and the Internet of Things, not only create technical challenges for IT to address, but also challenge the role of IT in the enterprise. IT departments must show they can deliver value to the business because corporate divisions can easily sidestep IT by using cloud services.

See how companies are changing IT to demonstrate their strategic value and help their organizations benefit from the Internet of Everything.

Fast IT: The New Model for IT

Fast IT: The New Model for IT

A new model for IT, Fast IT, transforms your IT infrastructure, making it more flexible, automated, simple, and secure. It unifies compute, storage, networking, virtualization, and management solutions in a single fabric to:

  • Reduce complexity and operational costs
  • Create capabilities and services that add real value to the business, while protecting investments
  • Respond to threats intelligently and dynamically

See how Cisco's unique approach can help you transition to a Fast IT model.

Additional Resources

  • Cisco ACI: Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) redefines conventional IT to deliver Fast IT.
  • Fast Innovation Requires Fast IT: Learn more about an innovative infrastructure to capture the value of the Internet of Everything.
  • Day in the Life of a CIO: Follow the journey and see how you can capture the value of connecting people, process, data, and things.

For Executives

Find out how business leaders navigate an increasingly complex IT environment.

Unleash Fast IT

Align business and IT for more agility, simplicity, and security.

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