1. Open philosophies:Open development breaks the data center down into its lowest-level components.
The next five years will be transformative for IT automation, from opportunistic to systemic implementation.
3. Software-defined everything:
Software-defined means the control plane is abstracted from the hardware.
4. Big data:
Use Big data analysis in almost everything to solve current problems.
5. Internet of Everything:
In other words, internet of things. It should have an IP address and connect to the network.
6. Webscale IT:
Business leaders want to know why you can’t do what Google, Facebook and Amazon do.
Your workforce is mobile. Your company’s customers are mobile.
8. Bimodal IT:
No one’s congratulating IT for performed tasks, no matter how difficult it can be.
9. Business value dashboards:
By 2017, most of infrastructure and operations teams will use dashboards to communicate with the outside world.
10. Organizational disruption:
All the trends above feed shadow IT, where the business units steer around IT to gain agility.