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Agenda Overview for Data Center Infrastructure, 2013

Published: 07 January 2013

ID: G00245548

Analyst(s): Heeral Kota, April Adams


The 2013 Data Center Infrastructure agenda studies the server, storage and network infrastructure that underpins the data center and helps technology and service providers respond to market disrupters, navigate the changing competitive landscape and capitalize on emerging growth opportunities.

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Key Issues

  • What does the current and future state of the data center infrastructure competitive landscape look like, and what actions can data center infrastructure providers take to improve their market leadership position?
  • Where are the biggest opportunities for data center infrastructure technology providers to differentiate their portfolios and increase revenue/profitability in different markets (such as emerging, adjacent and company size)?
  • Which emerging data center technologies represent the best market opportunities for technology providers, and how should they prioritize and leverage them?
  • What are the key opportunities and threats facing data center infrastructure technology providers as organizations consolidate to the next-generation data center?
  • What go-to-market strategies are likely to be most effective for data center infrastructure providers selling into converged and nonconverged data center environments?
  • Where will providers find the biggest opportunities for management of servers, storage, networking or data center infrastructure, and what will be the most effective ways to go to market?

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