Gartner's July 2009 technology trends you still cant afford ignore

1,587 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,587
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
73
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Gartner's July 2009 technology trends you still cant afford ignore

  1. 1. Gartner Webinar Technology Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore 1 July, 2009 Nikos Drakos, Research Director Raymond Paquet, Managing Vice President Notes accompany this presentation. Please select Notes Page view. These materials can be reproduced only with written approval from Gartner. Such approvals must be requested via e-mail: vendor.relations@gartner.com. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. or its affiliates.
  2. 2. Welcome! Here’s how to participate in today’s webinar • You can listen to the presentation using your computer’s speaker system as the default (VoIP). • Or dial the conference line by selecting Use Telephone in the webinar audio pane. • Have a question for the presenter(s)? Type it into the Questions pane—we will answer as many as time permits. • A recording of this presentation will be sent to you within 48 hours. • If you would like a copy of today’s presentation, contact your Gartner Account Executive or e-mail us at: GartnerWebinars@gartner.com.
  3. 3. Gartner Webinar Technology Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore 1 July, 2009 Nikos Drakos, Research Director Raymond Paquet, Managing Vice President Notes accompany this presentation. Please select Notes Page view. These materials can be reproduced only with written approval from Gartner. Such approvals must be requested via e-mail: vendor.relations@gartner.com. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. or its affiliates.
  4. 4. 10 Trends to Watch — Carefully 2009 2010 2011 1 Virtualization 2009 2 Data Deluge 3 Energy & Green IT Mid-2009 4 Consumerization & Social Networks 2009-2010 5 Unified Communications 6 Complex Resource Tracking 2010 7 Mobile & Wireless 8 System Density 2010-2011 9 Mashups & Portals 10 Cloud Computing
  5. 5. 8 Virtualization ? Did You Know? Percent Power Used: Typical x86 Server Doing Nothing
  6. 6. 1 Virtualization Applications Infrastructure How does it affect you? • IT becomes one logical system. • Changing how IT is used. Dimensions of • Additional "power" on demand. Virtualization • Mgmt. Players: VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix. • Plays well with Green IT • SMBs – ease of migration Server Next Monday Morning Hardware Virtualization Virtualization Review consolidation plans; can we do Storage more? Do you have all the virtualization Virtualization bases covered? Do we have a plan? Critical Timeframe Desktop Network Now Virtualization Virtualization
  7. 7. 1 Virtualization — The New Client How does it affect you? • Long term flexible workforce. • Reduced Operating complexity Application Application Application • Standards alignment, audit and control PC OS PC OS PC OS Next Monday Morning VMM Server Hardware Evaluate multiple options – create test environments. Hosted Virtual Desktops Get end users involved for real world • Architectural equivalent of the blade PC analysis • Full "thick-client" image, thin-client Critical Timeframe delivery model 2010 Portable Personalities • Carry the bubble, not the hardware • Portable media, stored on the network • Bubbles of various sizes, some with OS, some without
  8. 8. 2 Data Deluge ? Did You Know? Estimated Enterprise Data Growth in 5 Years? 80% Will be Unstructured!
  9. 9. 2 Data Deluge ? Did You Know? It's estimated that 40 exabytes (that's 4.0 x 1019) of unique new information will be generated worldwide this year.
  10. 10. 2 Data Deluge That's estimated to be more than in the previous 5,000 years.
  11. 11. 2 Data Deluge How does it affect you? • Complexity continues – regardless of budget constraints. • Demand driven – more access creates more data – this will get worse. • Compliance, Backup, Audit, Security Next Monday Morning • Virtualize quickly • Keep only what you need Key Technologies • Segment and prioritize • Thin Provisioning Critical Timeframe • Data De-Duplication Now • Automated Tiering • HSM Principles • Virtual Tape
  12. 12. 3 Energy & Green IT How does it affect you? Useful Work • Cannot be ignored DCP = Total Facility Power • Compute to consumption ratios critical • EU or EPA Metrics Coming How Much Work Can My IT Equipment Do, In My Facility? • New KPI's based on efficiency Source: The Green Grid Next Monday Morning • Begin evaluation of PUE and/or DCP • Forced Review of IT Efficiency. • Begin continuous improvement planning • Intersection between facilities and IT. • Focus on consumption rather than technologies. • Moved the power issue up the food chain. Critical Timeframe • Corporate Social Responsibility. 2009-2010
  13. 13. 4 Consumerization and Social Software What was the fastest growing social network in 2008? % 62% of New Users are between 39 and 51
  14. 14. 4 Consumerization and Social Software Consumerization is an attitude, How does it affect you? not just the use of technology. It is a • If you don't decide, your users will decide reflection of the aspirations of a for you. generation, the need for participation, Next Monday Morning the desire to contribute and the sense of being part of a community. • Create a usability center. • Crowd-source ideas. Impact on New Technology: Critical Timeframe • Drives the use. 2009-2010 • Drives demand and adoption Examples: • Wireless • Smartphones • Instant & Text messaging • Social Networking
  15. 15. Social Software: A Factor Inside and 4 Outside the Enterprise How does it affect you? The Distributed Social Web The Distributed Social Web • It's affecting you now, and increasing rapidly. Next Monday Morning • Establish rules of engagement. Social collaboration • Begin monitoring. - Wikis • Begin participating - Blogs • Bring a social dimension to your internal Social media and external web sites. - Content sharing (tags) Critical Timeframe - Content aggregation 2010 Social validation - Social rating, ranking, commentary - Social content structure
  16. 16. 5 Unified Communications ? Did You Know? The number of text messages sent in the past 24 hours…
  17. 17. 5 Unified Communications >6,700,000,000 ..exceeded the total population of the planet.
  18. 18. 5 Unified Communications How does it affect you? Email • Combines many overlapping areas today Wireless Workspaces • Both a technology and organizational VOIP issue. Text /SMS • Strong area for managed services to take hold. Unified VTC Communications Next Monday Morning Tightly integrated • Are your apps providers planning for communications taking advantage of Unified Communications? What's their strategy? applications ATC • What other UC business scenarios make IM sense in your business? Critical Timeframe Mobility 2011-2013 Presence PBX
  19. 19. 6 Mobile & Wireless How does it affect you? • Mobile applications need new servers for delivery. • Application delivery complexity. • Immature management tools • The next target for virtualization Next Monday Morning • What's your strategy for supporting mobile applications? • Look at mobile apps as a critical enabler of client interaction, and satisfaction. Thousands of new applications coming online. Critical Timeframe 2010-2012 Text Messaging is not convenient – it’s a way of life.
  20. 20. 7 Complex Resource Tracking • Monitor Energy consumption. How does it affect you? • Visualize power consumption of resources. • New KPI's based on power. • New vendors and skills needed. • Automate energy usage to optimal levels. Next Monday Morning • Dynamically move workloads. • Get to know your Facilities team. • Begin market research • Watch EPA and EMU Initiatives. Critical Timeframe 2011-2013 Source: Aperture
  21. 21. 8 System Density ? Did You Know? "At current pricing the operating expense (energy) to support an x86 server will exceed the cost of that server ….'" …within 3 years!
  22. 22. 8 System Density ? Did You Know? Energy Cost per Year Can Exceed: For a Single Rack of Servers
  23. 23. Blades are Leading Toward 8 Componentized Servers Blades = Servers 2009 Today, blades are proprietary server- infrastructure-in-a- chassis solutions… …but they are evolving into componentized, data-center- Blades = Servers, storage in-a-chassis solutions switches, memory, I/O… (but still mostly proprietary). 2013+
  24. 24. 8 System Density How does it affect you? Server & Power Growth • Virtualization is critical to success 70 • Trend is high density, high use of floor space. 60 • Utilization levels and compute to energy 50 ratios paramount by 2010. 40 Next Monday Morning 30 • Analyze asset use (highs and lows). • Map server growth to energy and cooling 20 required. 10 • Engage facilities team 0 Critical Timeframe 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011-2012 New Server ($B) Power and Cooling ($B) Install Base M) Source: Gartner Inc. 2009
  25. 25. 9 Mashups and Enterprise Portals How does it affect you? • Customers doing this today. • Unrecognized business processes. • Creeping standards, uncontrolled Enterprise value • Internal and external sources - Private Cloud enabler - Rapid/Flexible development Next Monday Morning Application types • Evaluate use; highlight the best. - Packaged application extension • Set clear standards – encourage - Personal portal delivery innovation. - Location awareness Integration patterns • Critical Timeframe - Visualization integration 2010-2011 - Content integration - Gadget page space co-location
  26. 26. 10 Cloud Computing How does it affect you? Cloud Computing • Common Services are available now – reduce Opex. A style of computing where • Private clouds improve agility scalable and elastic IT-enabled capabilities are delivered as a • Focus on Service Levels service to customers using • Ignore the Hype - focus on results. Internet technologies Next Monday Morning • Evaluate commodity services you provide and what can move to the cloud. • Evaluate cloud delivery model for internal use. • Categorize applications and services based on SLA's and risk before proceeding. Critical Timeframe 2010-2012
  27. 27. 10 Trends to Watch — Carefully 2009 2010 2011 1 Virtualization 2009 2 Data Deluge 3 Energy & Green IT Mid-2009 4 Consumerization & Social Networks 2009-2010 5 Unified Communications 6 Complex Resource Tracking 2010 7 Mobile & Wireless 8 System Density 2010-2011 9 Mashups & Portals 10 Cloud Computing
  28. 28. Action Plan • Today - Focus on virtualization and green IT for immediate cost and flexibility benefits. - Look at storage virtualization, de-dup and thin-provisioning. - Evaluate Web social software to transform customer/employee interactions. • The Next 18 Months - Exploit mashups and cloud-based services to address immediate user needs. - Link UC to collaboration and enterprise applications to support growth initiatives. - Establish a Green strategy to support business transformation efforts. • Longer Term - Public and Private cloud services together with new servers and specialized systems promise to minimize costs and maximize agility. - Apply more-sophisticated resource analytics to support ongoing improvement in operational costs and energy efficiency. - Look for opportunities emerging from cloud computing, social networking and new approaches to infrastructure.
  29. 29. Looking to reduce your IT costs? Gartner can take the cost out of IT in four ways • Get the best pricing and terms for your IT purchases • Identify major cost-saving opportunities • Implement cost-saving technologies • Implement cost-saving process improvement
  30. 30. Thanks for participating! Do you have any questions? • If you haven’t done so already, please type your questions into the Questions pane. • We will answer as many of your questions as time permits.
  31. 31. Two simple steps for increasing the value of today’s webinar experience • Contact your Gartner account executive (or e-mail GartnerWebinars@gartner.com) with any additional questions, comments or requests—or to order a complimentary copy of today’s presentation • Visit gartner.com/webinars for a schedule of upcoming Gartner webinars (plus replays of previous webinars) and share these resources with your colleagues
  32. 32. Our world-class, objective insight is drawn from thousands of daily client interactions 10,000 60,000 Client Clients Enterprises 5,500 100,000 Benchmarks IT End-User Inquiries 65% of Fortune 1000; 2 Million+ 85% of IT End-User Global 500 Searches 60+ 650 Analysts Conferences Across 80 Countries 10,000 3,700 Media CIOs Inquiries © 2009 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. or its affiliates. 31

×