This IDC study uses the IDC FutureScape model to provide our views on the industry drivers for worldwide enterprise infrastructure and the top 10 predictions that result from these drivers.
"The industry is facing an unprecedented era of change, and over the next five years, it will affect just about every technology that business customers use today," said Al Gillen, GVP, Enterprise Infrastructure, IDC. "The time to learn about these technologies is now, and the time to start looking for disruptive competitors is today. Failure to aggressively embrace this change could be a fatal mistake."
CIO and Technology Professionals Agenda , Datacenter Networks , Enterprise Communications Infrastructure , Enterprise System Management Software , IT Cloud and Software-Defined Datacenter Decision Economics , IT Service Management and Client Virtualization Software , Operating Environments , Servers and Computing Platforms , Storage Software , Storage Solutions: File and Object-Based Storage , Storage Solutions: Storage and the Cloud , Storage Systems , Unified Communications and Collaboration
DevOps strategies, Digital transformation strategies, Enterprise infrastructure, Governance, risk and compliance infrastructure, Hypervisors, Leadership transformation, Networks, Operating model transformation, Operating systems and subsystems, Routers, Scalable hardware, System infrastructure software, Tape storage, Technology buyer, VoIP