TECH BUYER Mar 2018 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US43542118
IDC's Take on the Impact of Meltdown and Spectre on the Enterprise Server Market
By: Laura DuBois, Matthew EastwoodSenior Vice President, Enterprise, Datacenter, Cloud Infrastructure and Developers, Ashish NadkarniGroup Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group, Kuba StolarskiResearch Director, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group, Mario MoralesProgram Vice President, Enabling Technologies and Semiconductors, Shane RauResearch Vice President, Computing Semiconductors, David ReinselSr. Vice President, Global Datasphere, IoT, Mobility, Security, Consumer, Semiconductors, Telecom, Client Computing and Imaging/Print/Document Solutions, Sean Pike
This IDC Perspective discusses IDC's take on the impact of Meltdown and Spectre on the enterprise server market.
According to Laura DuBois, GVP for IDC Infrastructure Systems, "The scale of these latest vulnerabilities, the way it was reported, and the ensuing struggle to fix it points to a bigger industrywide issue. It also points to the perils of overstandardization where the vulnerability in a foundational component can cripple the entire stack. IDC expects this to accelerate the shift to new computing models where apps are abstracted away from the hardware layer, making them easily portable to alternative platforms in such times of crises."
Advanced Technology for Intelligent Connected Systems , Core and Edge Computing Platforms , Enabling Technologies: Cloud and Enterprise Infrastructure , Enabling Technologies: Mobile, PCs, and Tablets , Enabling Technologies: Processors and Architectures , Infrastructure: Content and Cloud Native Applications , Software-Defined Infrastructure: Compute and Storage , Storage Systems