4 years, 3 months ago

The rise and fall of the IT in the enterprise

In the last fifty years the IT in the enterprise grew from punched cards to in-house mainframes and then to many air conditioned and secured floors of racks of servers and switches.

Then, the IT overflowed into at least two data centres, one of which for disaster recovery, usually outsourced because their maintenance fell completely outside the competence of the enterprise.

 

We went on buying our own servers, storage, applications and suites. We bought our email