IT Infrastructure & Configuration Management
WHAT IS IT INFRASTRUCTURE?
IT infrastructure refers to various components required to run IT and IT-enabled operations. These include software, composite hardware, network services, and resources. The infrastructure enables organizations to deliver services and solutions to customers, partners, and employees. It can be deployed on owned facilities or hosted by third-party service providers.
A well-designed information systems infrastructure relies on a coherent implementation that supports responsive change. In turn, organizations can leverage the system to ensure agility, which is vital for responding to new business or administrative initiatives. The entire system is managed by a variety of specialists.
Globalization presents new challenges for IT managers who are expected to implement complex infrastructure that spans many national boundaries. The implementation process requires extensive planning to ensure consistency. A good information technology infrastructure supports corporate initiatives, acquisitions, mergers, and transformations. The system plays an important when it comes to improving operational efficiency and creating meaningful options for the future.
WHAT IS CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT?
By definition configuration management is the process that defines and controls the components of services and products, also maintains accurate information on the historical, planned and current state of the services and products.
Configuration Management System is closely integrated with Change Management system so that configurable items are updated during a change implementation.
The key benefits of using a Configuration Management System are:
- It enables stakeholders and team members to assess the impact of proposed changes
- It helps to track changes in workflow and to ensure that the correct asset and service component versions are identified for release into the correct environment.
- A well maintained Configuration Management System provides reliable, quick and easy access to accurate information.
IT INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION COURSES AND EXAMS PROVIDED BY ILEARN
iLEARN offers the following certification courses and exams in the IT Infrastructure and Configuration Management area:
- Ansible 2.0 Training course
- Linux Training
- Git and GitHub Training
- Puppet Training Course
- Certified Kubernetes Administrator