Judith Hurwitz, CEO
Robin Bloor, Partner
Sponsored by EMC
The reality is that by combining SOA with virtualization in an intelligent way, we can address this complex customer requirement.
Companies increasingly depend on their IT assets to strengthen their ability to
react to changing business conditions. This has been the reality for many decades,
but now profound changes are taking place in how organizations are approaching
this need. In the past, organizations were happy to deploy their IT assets in an
application-centric manner, treating each new business application as a separate
new workload and buying sufficient hardware to deliver the level of service users
would expect from that business application. They were deploying their resource
in what have come to be called “silos”.