Top 10 Technology Trends, 2013: Cloud Computing and Hybrid IT Drive Future IT Models


Archived Published: 06 February 2013 ID: G00237716

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Summary

Cloud computing continues to evolve, with new technologies emerging to support the dynamic creation of cloud services. IT departments in large enterprises should play the role of IT as a service broker, and train staffs to manage cloud provider relationships.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • The need to deal with hybrid environments gives rise to hybrid IT process models and the positioning of ITaaSB
    • As the use of multiple cloud services increases, enterprises should look to CSBs to facilitate consumption as part of an overall hybrid IT strategy
    • As cloud computing matures, IT departments must establish a more strategic approach to IT operations and service management
    • Dynamic infrastructure requirements make SDN a critical component of private cloud development and external service consumption
  • Recommended Reading
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