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Top 10 Technology Trends, 2013: In-Memory Computing Aims at Mainstream Adoption

Published: 31 January 2013

ID: G00247424

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini , Roxane Edjlali


In-memory computing technology adoption is rapidly growing because of its power, versatility and incorporation into several software and hardware products. However, IMC will force IT leaders to rethink their application architectures and will introduce new IT operation and data governance burdens.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Increasing use of IMC application infrastructure technologies as enablers inside multiple types of software and hardware products will result in rapid IMC adoption by mainstream, risk-averse IT organizations
  • The ability of IMC to support high-scale, high-throughput and low-latency use cases will make it possible for IT organizations to implement innovative scenarios such as global-class Web applications, mobile-enabled applications and OT/IT integration
  • Growing adoption of IMC application infrastructure technologies for analytics will enable IT organizations to provide users with much more responsive and finer-grained analysis of business data

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