IT Trends 2009 Charles Mok Internet Society Hong Kong 2009.09.17 Sun Microsystems  The Ultimate Platform For the Web Economy
Broad environment <ul><li>Global economic recession </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uncertainty for recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
Software trends <ul><li>SaaS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slowly and quietly gaining grounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreading...
Infrastructure trends <ul><li>Green data center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary focus of Green IT movement </li></ul></ul><u...
Internet trends <ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 tools such as Wiki, blogs, interactive maps, socia...
Internet trends <ul><li>Web video applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From YouTube/Internet to the focus of network equipme...
Open Everything <ul><li>&quot;Open Everything is a global conversation about the art, science and spirit of 'open'. It gat...
The Obama Lesson barackobama.com change.gov whitehouse.gov
Pursuant to federal law, government-produced materials appearing on this site are  not  copyright protected.
Change Can Happen
10 Information Infrastructure Projects  <ul><li>Information services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-citizen services </li></ul></...
Thank you <ul><li>Charles Mok </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Society Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>mok@hknet.com  </li></ul><ul>...
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  1. 1. IT Trends 2009 Charles Mok Internet Society Hong Kong 2009.09.17 Sun Microsystems The Ultimate Platform For the Web Economy
  2. 2. Broad environment <ul><li>Global economic recession </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uncertainty for recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Investment gloom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From earnings to interests </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Employment downturn for IT </li></ul><ul><li>IT budget freeze or decrease </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumer and business spending declines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost-cutting of primary concerns to most </li></ul>
  3. 3. Software trends <ul><li>SaaS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slowly and quietly gaining grounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreading from rom corporate applications (ERP, HP, CRM, etc) to social networking and Internet applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>23% of $120B U.S. market by 2010* </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Virtualization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50-60% of servers now virtualized in the U.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving to SMEs and desktop environments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>* RBC Capital Markets </li></ul>
  4. 4. Infrastructure trends <ul><li>Green data center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary focus of Green IT movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More energy-efficient components and designs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Security and Privacy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compliance – SIA and PIA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuous monitoring tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing importance for forensics </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Internet trends <ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 tools such as Wiki, blogs, interactive maps, social computing, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate applications to leverage enterprise knowledge and customer-based business intelligence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet itself as a preferred platform for application development </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Internet trends <ul><li>Web video applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From YouTube/Internet to the focus of network equipment and software integrated platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile video equipment – including mobile phones – driving access and demand </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Rise of the Digital Natives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paradigm shift in user behavior and expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons – share, remix, reuse </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Open Everything <ul><li>&quot;Open Everything is a global conversation about the art, science and spirit of 'open'. It gathers people using openness to create and improve software, education, media, philanthropy, neighbourhoods, workplaces and the society we live in: everything. It's about thinking, doing and being open.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>openeverything.wik.is </li></ul><ul><li>openeverything.hk </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Obama Lesson barackobama.com change.gov whitehouse.gov
  9. 9. Pursuant to federal law, government-produced materials appearing on this site are not copyright protected.
  10. 10. Change Can Happen
  11. 11. 10 Information Infrastructure Projects <ul><li>Information services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-citizen services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Healthcare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transport </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Safety/RFID </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wireless City </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Inclusion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R&D </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Thank you <ul><li>Charles Mok </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Society Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>mok@hknet.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.charlesmok.hk </li></ul>

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