Next-gen vs. legacy IT: Can’t we all just get along?
Today’s business is actively trying to keep up with new market demands and the evolution of the modern user. Mobility, BYOD, and virtualization are paving the way for next-generation content delivery. Even with all this modernization, many companies are struggling to understand how they can bridge the gap between legacy IT and next-generation IT.
We’re already seeing how next-generation systems, such as cloud, automation, and DevOps are challenging legacy IT. IDC pointed out that vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew 21.9 percent, year over year to $29 billion in 2015.
However, these trends also signal a divide where the remaining applications (both business-critical and platform-dependent) need to shift in order to allow for user-centric computing—enabling new IT platforms. The result for the business is the ability to evolve at the faster pace that users and software vendors are demanding.
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via the fine folks at HP Enterprise.