Many organisations are using interconnection offerings from colocation providers as a key component of enterprise workload strategies, using the providers’ interconnections to cloud service providers (CSPs) or partners as a mechanism to create agile infrastructures.

– Gartner, Top 10 Emerging Trends Affecting Digital Infrastructure and Operations in 2019, Dave Cappuccio & Ross Winser, February 11, 2019


Top 10 emerging trends affecting digital infrastructure and operations in 2019

According to this Gartner report, the day-to-day challenges of running an I&O organisation often leave little time to track the trends that have not yet delivered their full impact on operations. This research examines 10 such critical trends, which will help I&O leaders develop strategies to succeed in developing I&O environments.

The top 10 trends affecting digital infrastructure and operations in 2019 are:

Serverless computing
Artificial intelligence (AI)
The death of the data center
Network agility (or lack thereof)
Edge computing
Digital diversity management
New roles for I&O
SaaS denial
Talent management
Global infrastructure enablement

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