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The Brewing Trends and Transformations in the IT Landscape

  • Pethuru Raj
  • Anupama Raman
  • Dhivya Nagaraj
  • Siddhartha Duggirala
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Part of the Computer Communications and Networks book series (CCN)

Abstract

There are a variety of noteworthy advancements happening all together in the enigmatic IT space. The trickling of trend-setting technologies, tools, and tricks; the emergence and evolution of pioneering IT and businesses processes, patterns, platforms, products, and practices; the cool arrival and articulation of fresh and enabling architectural styles; the continued optimization, standardization, and simplification of IT infrastructures to empower them to be right and relevant for the forthcoming digital world; the conscious accumulation of potentially sound software services (generic as well as purpose specific) and value-adding data sets; etc. are the well-known innovations in the inventively growing IT landscape.

With the data getting captured, ingested, processed, and mined for squeezing out actionable insights in time is seeing the exponential growth, the analytical platforms and infrastructures need to be very elastic, elegant, and economic. In this chapter, as a precursor for the forthcoming chapters in the book, we would like to throw more light on a set of automation, augmentation, and acceleration accomplishments in the IT field.

Keywords

IT consumerization Containerization IT commoditization Extreme connectivity Digitized entities Smart objects Sentient materials Self-aware Surroundings aware Situation aware The Internet of things The Internet of everything The industrial Internet of things The Internet of important things Enterprise mobility Social media Stream computing Service enablement 

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pethuru Raj
    • 1
  • Anupama Raman
    • 1
  • Dhivya Nagaraj
    • 1
  • Siddhartha Duggirala
    • 2
  1. 1.IBM IndiaBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Indian Institute of TechnologyIndoreIndia

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