The scalability imperative: How to keep business growth in the Digital Age from choking your IT

Now that, as experts forecast, every business must become an IT business, radical growth presents a double-edged sword. While great for your bottom line, it may present a quagmire to your IT team. How will existing systems handle the new demands, the data influx, the storage requirements? To avoid that “snake swallowing a basketball” feeling, it would pay for growing businesses to look for ultra scalable IT — especially storage.

Brian Carmody, CTO of Infinidat, Inc., and Matt Rademacher, infrastructure architect at DSW, Inc., spoke with Stu Miniman (@stu) and Marc Farley (@gofarley), host and guest host of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, during VMworld 2016. Rademacher spoke about the challenges facing a company entering the Digital Age while wildly growing.

“We are heavily focused on merging our dot com environments with our store, and digital mesh is a big piece right now,” he said.

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