The $1.26 billion that VMware just spent to acquire Nicira is only the tip of the iceberg
Servers that recognize application workload patterns are required for the cloud.
IT organizations want to manage the data center at a much higher level of abstraction.
From processors to distributed cache to entire databases, there is a crying need for speed.
Systems that sense and respond to events in real time need EDA.
Business leaders want to know what will happen rather than just what already occurred.
Between mobile and the cloud, the network has become a bottleneck.
Lots of Pent Up Demand for a Good Windows Tablet
Given mobile mania, this is likely to become the next big managed service.
The route to how end points will soon be routinely managed.
It’s no longer about going to cloud but rather how to manage it.
Internal IT can’t keep pace with rate of scale anymore.