Increasing globalization. Rapidly evolving technology. New, virtualized ways of working. And a Millennial generation of workers and customers. Together, these megatrends are changing the IT landscape—and comprising the Future of Work. For companies to become "next generation businesses," IT leaders must be seen as integral players who deliver on four value levers: efficiency, effectiveness, virtualization and innovation.
Demand on IT infrastructure is skyrocketing as businesses grow increasingly dependent on automation to penetrate new markets and increase worker productivity. But in today’s uncertain economy, most IT budgets are flat. The challenge for application infrastructure managers is to help direct dollars to new revenue-generating business opportunities while overseeing the transformation from today’s legacy to tomorrow’s more dynamic infrastructure. Emerging as the main success drivers are the need for consistent, measurable results and end-to-end visibility.