Key Strategic Technologies for 2011
Whether open public clouds or closed private clouds, customers need to understand how the new models of computing fit into their plans for 2011 and beyond. Forward-thinking VARs and service providers need to think of ways to help customers remotely manage cloud service implementation and bridge the gap between public and private clouds.
As 2010 comes to a close, now is the time for IT solution providers and channel partners to look towards the opportunities that lie ahead in 2011 and how to make the most of them. That means a deep understanding and homework into customers' pain points and new opportunities to help them alleviate that pain and gain the advantage to do business smarter and more efficiently. Gartner recently revealed its insights into some of the key strategic technologies that will likely be on the radar for customers. Let's examine them.