Gartner's Top 10 Technology Trends For 2013


Hybrid IT And Cloud Computing

Using results from a recently conducted IT services survey as leverage, Gartner predicts that a cloud services brokerage (CSB) role will quickly emerge in the enterprise, as IT grapples with provisioning complex cloud services models both internally and among outside business partners.

This CSB role, according to Gartner, will be a way for an IT organization "to become a value center in the face of challenging new requirements relative to increasing adoption of cloud as an approach to IT consumption."