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IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure 2019 Predictions

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IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure 2019 Predictions
Published: October 31, 2018 Content info: 19 Pages
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This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for enterprise infrastructure for 2019 and beyond."Digital transformation initiatives continue to accelerate IT spend in newer areas, with the goal of modernizing enterprise infrastructure, making it capex friendly, and agility and elasticity needed to service real-time business demands," said Ashish Nadkarni, group vice president at IDC's Infrastructure Systems, Platforms, and Technologies.

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Product Code: US44383918

IDC FutureScape Figure

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

  • Summary of External Drivers
  • Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers
    • Prediction 1: By 2022, AI Capabilities Such as Anomaly Detection and Pattern Classification Will Have Reduced the Workloads Involved in Simulation and Modeling Tasks by 25%
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 2: By 2022, 50% of Server Platforms Will Apply Pervasive Encryption to All Data at Rest and in Flight, and Such Pervasive Encryption Will Need to Be Quantum Safe
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 3: By 2022, Service Meshes Will Be Used in More Than 50% of Cloud-Native Production Environments, Thus Redefining Application Delivery Infrastructure and Service Chains
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 4: By 2022, Over 80% of Enterprises Will Prioritize the Public Cloud Experience - Such as Access to New Technologies and Intuitive Operations Workflows - Across All Their Infrastructure Platforms
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 5: By 2020, Over 50% of Multinationals Worldwide Will Have Automated Their Cloud, IT Infrastructure, and Data Governance Setups to Comply with Regional Data Regulations Such as GDPR and PSD2
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 6: Through 2021, NVMe Will Rapidly Replace SCSI as the Core Technology in Primary External Enterprise Storage Arrays, Driving Over $5 Billion in NVMe-Based All-Flash Array Revenue
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 7: Through 2022, DX Will Lead to Enterprises Spending Nearly $65 Billion on Hybrid Cloud Data Services for Protection, Integration and Orchestration, Security and Compliance, and Location Optimization
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 8: By 2022, 25% of All Systems That Run AI Will Use Custom AI Processors (ASIC or ASSP), as Such Processors Run AI Tasks More Efficiently Than General-Purpose Accelerators
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 9: Through 2021, Spending on Automated Intelligent Edge Networking Will Yield a $4.5 Billion SD-WAN Infrastructure Market, and Ultimately, the Creation of Software-Defined Branch and Cloud-Managed NaaS
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 10: By 2022, at Least Two Quantum Computer Projects Will Have Achieved Noiseless Quantum Supremacy, Enabling Them to Solve Problems Beyond What Traditional Computers Can Solve
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance

Advice for Technology Buyers

  • Private and Public Cloud Use
  • Applications and Application Development
  • Organizational Structure, Skill Sets, and Staffing

External Drivers: Detail

  • Next Chapter of DX - Technology-Driven Transformation Altering Business and Society
  • Platforms, Platforms, Platforms - Industry Competes for Innovation at Scale
  • Sense, Compute, Actuate - Turning Data into Value
  • New Nature of Risk - Innovation Requires New Thinking in Security and Risk Management
  • Global Information Crisis - Political, Social, and Economic Disturbance
  • Emerging Autonomy - Learning to Live with AI
  • Cyber Insecurity - Theft, Cyberattack, and Negligence Create a Crisis of Digital Trust

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