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2019 Imperatives for Data Center Infrastructure Product Managers

Published: 17 May 2019

ID: G00381462

Analyst(s): Adrian O'Connell , Roger W. Cox , Scot MacLellan , Joe Skorupa


Data center infrastructure product managers are experiencing disruptive trends associated with edge computing, AIOps, SDI evolution, hybrid cloud and cloud-inspired pricing models. These trends align with specific product manager tasks and, approached correctly, can provide a competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Five DCI Technology Trends Create Technology Product Manager Imperatives
    • 1. Edge Computing Disrupts Infrastructure Design
    • 2. AIOps Presents a Differentiation Opportunity
    • 3. SDI Continues to Evolve
    • 4. The IT Landscape Continues Its Relentless Shift to Hybrid Cloud/Hybrid IT
    • 5. The Cloud Transformation Has Altered Customer Expectations for Pricing Models

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