INF325 WEEK 1 DISC 1

Impact of Long-Term Infrastructure Decisions

Read the Forbes articles HSBCVoice:
Do You Need an IT Infrastructure Upgrade? and
9 Questions To Ask Before Signing a Cloud Computing Contract

Assume you are a network manager, and you are considering a long term contract for network equipment and/or services. Why is it important to consider carefully the decisions that will commit the firm for a long period of time? 

Discuss three reasons for carefully considering long-term decisions, and describe three examples of how a poor decision in these areas might affect the organization’s ability to be successful. Include specifics where possible. Your initial response should be a minimum of 300 words in length.