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Top 10 Emerging Trends Affecting Digital Infrastructure and Operations in 2019

Published: 11 February 2019

ID: G00376625

Analyst(s): Ross Winser , David Cappuccio


The day-to-day challenges of running an I&O organization often leave little time to track the trends that have not yet delivered their full impact on operations. This research examines 10 such critical trends, which will help I&O leaders develop strategies to succeed in developing I&O environments.

Table Of Contents


  • Serverless Computing
  • The Impact of AI
  • The Data Center Is Dead
  • Network Agility
  • Edge Computing
  • Digital Diversity Management
  • New Roles for I&O
  • I&O SaaS Focus Must Reflect Adoption Trends
  • I&O Culture Change Becomes a Critical Requirement
  • Global Infrastructure Enablement

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