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IT Infrastructure

IT infrastructure refers to the components that fulfill IT services and processes. These components include: Hardware such as servers, modems, and data centers Software such as customer relationship management (CRM) systems Network resources such as firewalls Without resources such as networks and servers, a business can't achieve its operational goals. Traditional IT infrastructure lets organizations manage hardware, software, and network resources on-premise. Modern infrastructure allows for the management of these components in a virtualized environment. Many vendors offer cloud-based infrastructure solutions such as Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About IT Infrastructure

An SMB often scales IT infrastructure as its business grows so it has the technologies required to achieve its objectives. The right IT infrastructure can also protect against cyberattacks, downtime, and other negative events that have more devastating consequences for smaller businesses than larger ones.

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