“Good design is good business,” declared Thomas J Watson, the second president of IBM, in a 1973 lecture to Wharton students. He further said that “We are convinced that good design can materially help make a good product reach its full potential.” Barriers in software development have lowered considerably compared to the past and most competitors now offer
Adopting virtual desktops is a project that sounds appealing in theory, but can be quite tough to pull off in reality. Performance is one of the greatest roadblocks deterring VDI adoption, and more often than not performance issues can be directly traced back to storage infrastructure. Laptops these days are flash-based and users have become extremely comfortable
Container ecosystem is maturing at a rapid pace. IT administrators should be ready and be prepared to adopt and manage this disruptive technology. Containers are natural progressions and are the obvious next step for application packaging, deployment and hosting unlike other technologies like Big Data where you need a major shift in your mindset or vision.
Data Center infrastructure automation is a traditional market but it has shown some remarkable growth and off the league shift in the past couple of years. It is a high-priority investment for IT organizations today. In the coming years we should expect some major disruption in this domain. Let’s try to analyze some points which will affect the growth of Data Center
Mobility is the demand in current organization. Enterprises are constantly looking to meet the demand of flexibility and work on-the-go for their employees. This has led companies to make their IT infrastructure more flexible and hence move towards Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). However in the coming year advancement in the virtual desktop infrastructure
Unstructured data is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of more than 60% over the next few years. Enterprises are seeking effective ways to manage this unstructured data and exploit value out of it. High-end Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions are trying to address these daunting challenges through hardware acceleration and
2016 saw some key trends emerging in the testing and validation domain. There were several advancements in this field which led to companies embracing agile testing methodologies and various other test automation techniques. I have attempted to capture some of the test automation trends which had an impact on the industry in 2016
Companies have now started realizing the value of keeping their users happy. Right from a startup to fortune companies have shown attention towards user experience and interface recently. I believe “User Experience” is not a rocket science to understand and implement, if you thoroughly understand your user’s expectations.
2017 looks to be a promising year for software-defined networking (SDN) enthusiasts. According to recent research by IDC, the worldwide SDN market is expected to grow to $12.5 billion by 2020. This includes physical network infrastructure, control software, SDN applications, and last but not least professional services. Software-defined networking gained
We have reached the end of 2016. As 2017 comes into focus, let’s look back and try to analyze the world of DevOps during this past year. What were the challenges, trends, and what will be the future roadmap for this technology? DevOps undoubtedly was successful in changing the mindset of how organizations function. It was