Tuesday, November 02, 2004

M/L = 1

I conjecture that

M = cL


    M = The degree of mission criticality of an enterprise system Varying from 0 to 1.

    L = The degree to which that application is considered "legacy" by the IT industry. Varying from 0 to 1.

    and c is some naff constant without which, no formula can be considered complete.

Anyway, there are a number of things that you can do to mitigate the risks created as M and L creep stealthily in lock-step from 0 to 1. Virtual Operating Systems is one of them.

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