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Five Trends That Will Shape The IT Infrastructure And Operations Profession In 2008

December 14, 2007

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  • By Simon Yates
  • with Rachel A. Dines,

Why Read This Report

2008 will be a busy one for IT infrastructure and operations professionals. With CIOs openly espousing the benefits of server virtualization and losing sleep over the real costs of power leakage in their data centers, you will be on the CIO's "must call on Monday" list in 2008. What will they want to talk about? Virtualization, consolidation, simplification, standardization, business continuity, and that big technology refresh you've been pondering for the last year or two. But the challenge is twofold in 2008. The breadth and depth of your job requirements are increasing. Not only do you have to maintain a laundry list of projects, you also have to become a trusted advisor to the CIO.

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