You’re an executive at a growing company that needs business automation, but has limited IT resources. When you mention needing a new business application, you inevitably get reasons why it can’t be integrated, supported or maintained in your existing infrastructure. You always hear how implementing new software is too hard, too complicated and too time consuming. Wouldn’t it be nice to hear how quick and easy it is?
If you’re tired of getting the runaround from your IT staff, then it’s time to talk with your IT director and your software vendors about software appliances. Your first question may be “what is a software appliance?” followed by “how does this make business sense for our organization?” This paper provides the answers that every executive needs about software appliances.