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1Software-Defined Networking

The $1.26 billion that VMware just spent to acquire Nicira is only the tip of the iceberg

2Next Generation Servers

Servers that recognize application workload patterns are required for the cloud.

3Programmable Data Centers

IT organizations want to manage the data center at a much higher level of abstraction.

4In-Memory Computing

From processors to distributed cache to entire databases, there is a crying need for speed.

5Event Driven Architectures

Systems that sense and respond to events in real time need EDA.

6Predictive Analytics

Business leaders want to know what will happen rather than just what already occurred.

740Gb Ethernet Switches

Between mobile and the cloud, the network has become a bottleneck.

8Windows 8 Tablets

Lots of Pent Up Demand for a Good Windows Tablet

9Mobile Device Management

Given mobile mania, this is likely to become the next big managed service.

10Intelligent Desktop Virtualization

The route to how end points will soon be routinely managed.

11Cloud Orchestration

It’s no longer about going to cloud but rather how to manage it.

12IT Automaton Engines

Internal IT can’t keep pace with rate of scale anymore.