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Adopting standard server configurations is a proven method of reducing operating risk. For more information on the benefits of standard server configurations, refer to the Info-Tech Advisor research note, “Formal Configuration Management Improves Cost Efficiency.” The foundation for establishing a standard server configuration regimen is implementing clear policies and standards.

Improving Efficiencies and Security

Enforcing a minimum number of server configurations in conjunction with the organization's change management process begins with a relatively short and tightly focused policy statement. A server configuration security policy is a clear statement of what the enterprise servers are and, how they are to be managed and updated. The policy acts as:

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