Provisioning is not only about purchasing servers, computers, and software licenses. The hardware and software provisioning involves planning, procurement, deployment, maintenance, and scalability. Lack of provisioning process would cost the company more long term.
Provisioning involves setting up an infrastructure to achieve the goals of an organization. Excess provisioning can be a financial burden for the business. But, insufficient resources can cost even more damage to reputation and direct revenues.
A more effective provisioning process supports a dynamic business needs. Provision of resources is quick with optimized cost. Provisioning entails analysis of the business capacity and provides agility in prioritization.