Oct 2017 - IDC TechScape - Doc # US43152817
IDC TechScape: Software-Defined Infrastructure Technologies, 2017
By: Rohit MehraVice President, Network Infrastructure, Laura DuBois, Jennifer CookeResearch Director, Datacenter Trends and Strategies, Tim GrieserResearch Vice President, Enterprise System Management Software, Gary ChenResearch Manager, Software Defined Compute, Ashish NadkarniGroup Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies, Rich CostelloSenior Research Analyst, Enterprise Communications Infrastructure, Unified Communications & Collaboration (UC&C)
This IDC study provides a systematic assessment of technologies related to software-defined infrastructure (SDI) technologies. The IDC TechScape is an evaluation based on a comprehensive framework and a set of parameters that assess vendors relative to one another and to those factors expected to be most conducive to success in a given market during the short term and the long term.
"This IDC TechScape research on software-defined infrastructure is both a strategic planning tool and a tactical decision-making tool, designed exclusively for technology professionals in enterprise IT organizations," says Rohit Mehra, vice president, Network Infrastructure. "It can be used to determine what current and emerging SDI technologies are ready for adoption in the near term, or at some point in the future when there's less risk involved, and in some cases, what can be done to mitigate that risk."
CIO and Technology Professionals Agenda , Datacenter Networks , Datacenter Trends and Strategies , Enterprise Communications Infrastructure , Enterprise System Management Software , IT Cloud and Software-Defined Datacenter Decision Economics , Infrastructure: Strategies for Cloud Builders , Internet of Things: Infrastructure and the Intelligent Edge , Servers and Computing Platforms , Software and Hardware Support and Deployment Services , Software-Defined Compute , Storage Solutions: File and Object-Based Storage , Storage Solutions: Software-Defined Storage
Cloud system software, Consumer device semiconductor, IT maintenance and support, Networking virtualization, Operating system virtualization, Scalable hardware, Scale-out file systems, Server virtualization, Software as a service, Storage management software, System and network management software, Technology buyer, Virtualization