Gartner Research

Simplifying Mode 2 Workload Infrastructure

Published: 19 July 2017

ID: G00332961

Analyst(s): Philip Dawson , Bob Gill


I&O leaders must consider the challenges of simplifying Mode 2 infrastructures, whether deployed in the portfolio for ROBO, on local or edge premises or for cloud delivery. They must deliver new Mode 2 workload stacks in various states to determine whether standardization options foster results.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Peer-to-Peer Workloads
  • Embedded Workloads
  • Edge Workloads
  • Exception Workloads


  • Categorize Mode 2 Workloads Into Stacks
  • Define the Volume and Variety of Mode 2 Stacks Before Deciding How to Simplify Workload Infrastructure by State
  • Review the Relevant Mode 2 States of Workloads to Prioritize Effort and Identify Standardized Delivery and Efficiency Options

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