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Infrastructure services
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A Comprehensive Strategy for Successful Data Center Consolidation
This CGI white paper discusses how to mitigate risk and maximize the benefits of data center consolidation, state and local governments using a comprehensive strategy for understanding, planning and communicating the complex, interdependent dimensions of this change.
A Comprehensive Strategy for Successful Data Center Consolidation 7 / 395 KB
Building an Effective Stay Back Team to Gain Maximum Value from an Outsourcing Agreement
This paper provides advice on defining and building the team, highlights industry best practices, and provides recommendations for the team's role, size and required skill set. View summary
Building an Effective Stay Back Team to Gain Maximum Value from an Outsourcing Agreement 7 / 142 KB
Cloud Security for Federal Agencies
This paper explains how using a cloud provider that is certified through FedRAMP and GSA’s BPA for Infrastructure as a Service offers federal agencies real potential for improving efficiency and risk management in establishing their IT infrastructure in the cloud.
Cloud Security for Federal Agencies 6 / 564 KB
Multisource Management in the Cloud Age: Keys to MSI and SIAM success in hybrid IT environments
IT delivery has been evolving from a traditional on-premises model to a hybrid model using diverse service providers and cloud-based delivery methods. As this trend accelerates, an effective function for managing this complex IT environment quickly becomes a critical success factor. This paper describes a comprehensive approach for Multi-Source Integration/Service Integration and Management (MSI/SIAM) in the cloud age. View summary
Multisource Management in the Cloud Age: Keys to MSI and SIAM success in hybrid IT environments 6 / 306 KB
Retiring the mainframe
CGI’s successful approach in helping clients reduce costs and increase competitiveness View summary
Retiring the mainframe 4 / 202 KB
Securing the mobile enterprise
Enterprise IT security in the “mobile age” is not what it used to be. The evolution from personal computers to personal devices in the workplace creates new and significant vulnerabilities and risks. This paper explores the mobile enterprise ecosystem, discusses key security concerns and shares defense strategies to ensure security in the mobile age.
Securing the mobile enterprise 13 / 435 KB
Why Managed Services and Why Not Staff Augmentation?
While staff augmentation can lower costs, organizations only pay for inputs – there's no incentive for the provider to lower risks or guarantee improved operations. In contrast, true managed services delivers outcomes aligned with business objectives. This paper provides an overview of why the managed services model is superior to staff augmentation. View summary
Why Managed Services and Why Not Staff Augmentation? 6 / 126 KB
“Keeping Up” versus “Stepping Up”
This paper takes a look at what leading companies are doing to drive market leadership through their IT investments and provides recommendations for those that seek to do the same. View summary
“Keeping Up” versus “Stepping Up” 11 / 830 KB