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What is IT Transformation?

As market forces evolve, so too do business IT needs. IT transformation represents an overhaul of an organization's IT systems and business processes in order to stay competitive.

The goal of an IT transformation project is to streamline infrastructure, reduce costs and make resources more easily available to support new technologies like big data processing, IoT and mobile. An IT transformation project typically encompasses more than just overhauling infrastructure. The project should also include revamping tools and applications and nurturing a culture of innovation.

Why Does Your Business Need an IT Transformation?

Increases Efficiency

Implementing cloud-based solutions, improving business processes and evolving legacy systems boosts ROI and reduces TCO.

Improves Access to Technology

Bringing new tools and technologies to users faster improves productivity and employee satisfaction.

Reduces IT Complexity

Streamlined, purpose-built infrastructure helps businesses reduce the time they spend on operations while eliminating unnecessary complexity, effort and risk.

Drives Innovation

Access to multi-cloud, hybrid cloud and the latest applications drives innovation, improves speed to market, and fosters a culture of experimentation that helps you recruit and retain the best talent.

How Can Rackspace Help?

With nearly two decades of IT hosting experience, we have the knowledge, expertise and scale to help you navigate and evolve your IT infrastructure around your specific business goals.

  • Expertise: Whether you need extra hands on deck, deep technical advice on your transformation journey or a team to do it all for you, we have over 3000 cloud experts ready to help every step of the way.
  • Guidance: Our Professional Services team can help you determine the readiness of your organization to implement change, uncover operational obstacles and enable capabilities faster.
  • Migration services: Using our proven migration methodology and backed by our team of migration specialists, we can help you migrate to an agile, highly-available, secure solution that will continue to work for you as your business grows and changes.
  • Infrastructure options: Rackspace engineers deliver specialized expertise, easy-to-use tools and support for AWS , Google®, Microsoft®, OpenStack®, VMware® and others.
  • Application support: We support popular business analytics platforms from Oracle®, Microsoft, Tableau®, SAP®, and Informatica®. We can help you streamline your analytics process to derive actionable insights from your data.

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