Gartner Research

Cultural Issues Are the Primary Barrier to Web-Scale IT Adoption

Published: 17 October 2014

ID: G00270450

Analyst(s): Cameron Haight


When Web-scale IT is described to IT organizations, there is near-universal desire for this capability within the enterprise. I&O leaders need to determine what is preventing adoption of Web-scale IT in their organizations.

Table Of Contents


  • The Rationale for Web-Scale IT
  • Fit for Purpose
  • Open Source: Not Yet Ready
  • Culture Is Still King
  • The Final Score (for Now)

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