Twelve Emerging Technologies to Watch in 2012
Filed under: News and Trends
At about the half way mark for the year, here's a quick look at 12 emerging technologies that are about to go mainstream in a big way at about the beginning of 2013.
The $1.26 billion that VMware just spent to acquire Nicira is only the tip of the iceberg
Next Generation Servers
Servers that recognize application workload patterns are required for the cloud.
Programmable Data Centers
IT organizations want to manage the data center at a much higher level of abstraction.
From processors to distributed cache to entire databases, there is a crying need for speed.
Event Driven Architectures
Systems that sense and respond to events in real time need EDA.
Business leaders want to know what will happen rather than just what already occurred.
40Gb Ethernet Switches
Between mobile and the cloud, the network has become a bottleneck.
Windows 8 Tablets
Lots of Pent Up Demand for a Good Windows Tablet
Mobile Device Management
Given mobile mania, this is likely to become the next big managed service.
Intelligent Desktop Virtualization
The route to how end points will soon be routinely managed.
It's no longer about going to cloud but rather how to manage it.
IT Automaton Engines
Internal IT can't keep pace with rate of scale anymore.