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Top Business Technology Trends of 2013 Will Drive Changes in Infrastructure & Operations Management

Published: 08 March 2013

ID: G00247852

Analyst(s): Milind Govekar , Cameron Haight

Summary

In 2013, business technology trends such as big data, analytics, in-memory computing and integrated ecosystems will drive changes in the management and mindset of I&O. I&O leaders should also prepare for these technologies to surface in future I&O management platforms.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The architecture of big data systems will require IT operations teams to look for new management tools and procedures
  • The growing business need for real-time actionable analytics means that I&O organizations must become more adept at delivering resources on demand
  • The manageability challenges of IMC may undermine I&O teams' expectations for high data access throughput
  • The rise of programmable infrastructures will force IT operations to pay greater attention to API management
  • Hybrid clouds, because of their public and private attributes, will require I&O teams to act as both a provider and broker of IT services

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