Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Tech Trends For 2014

3. Web-Scale IT

What Gartner is calling Web-Scale IT is changing the value chain in the cloud space through competition from big cloud players like Amazon and Google. Gartner said in its analysis that enterprises should look to model themselves off of these cloud leaders, from designing the database center and facilities to architecting the cloud itself. Through a top-to-bottom imitation of large cloud players, enterprises can attempt to achieve the same scale, speed and agility.

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