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The Forrester Tech Tide™: Compute Platforms, Q4 2019

Fifteen Technologies Underpin Compute Platforms

October 10, 2019

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Human experiences depend heavily on underlying technology performance, making compute platforms increasingly critical to a firm's ability to win, serve, and retain its customers. To optimize their workload performance, companies are evaluating and adopting a wide range of compute platform technologies. This Forrester Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of 15 technology categories that constitute compute platforms. Infrastructure & operations (I&O) professionals should read this report to shape their investments in these technologies.

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Table of Contents

  • Leverage Compute Platforms For Optimized Experiences
  • Select Compute Platform Technologies That Offer High Business Value
  • Invest In And Maintain Compute Platforms With High Business Value
  • Experiment With Memory-Centric Computing And Quantum Computing
  • Invest In Composable, Edge Computing, Hyperconverged, And Others
  • Maintain Converged, Embedded, IaaS, And Specialized Silicon
  • Divest From Grid, Mainframe, Rackmount And Blades, And RISC
  • Supplemental Material
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