IT Business Edge – IT’s Role in an Automated, Software-Driven Enterprise

“Forget about hardware, forget about software, forget about infrastructure in general and start thinking about achieving key tasks that help your business grow.”

It’s been said that in the near future the enterprise won’t need to worry about hardware – data productivity will be driven by software-defined architectures sitting atop dumb, commodity boxes.

It’s also been said that before too long the enterprise won’t have to worry about architectures or middleware either – just push everything into the cloud and let someone else deal with service provisioning.

And now we have knowledge workers accessing enterprise resources through their own preferred client devices, easing up on the requirement to supply everyone with a PC.

So if these trends continue, what exactly will the enterprise be responsible for when all is said and done?

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