Gartner Research

Will Your Traditional Server Vendor Survive the Decade?

Published: 24 February 2014

ID: G00259789

Analyst(s): George J. Weiss


In five years, there is a significant probability that at least one of your server vendors will no longer be actively competing and that your infrastructure will contain new vendor relationships unforeseen today. This research discusses how I&O leaders can minimize such exposure.

Table Of Contents


  • Disruption Defined
  • Protectors
  • Evolutionary Disrupters
  • Revolutionary Disrupters
  • Disaggregation of the PER Framework as a Measure of Supplier Disruptive Tendencies
  • Conclusions

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