COVID-19 has turned the world inside out, and the impact on infrastructure and operations teams is significant.
That’s the conclusion of Gartner research vice president Jeffrey Hewitt, who detailed the core infrastructure trends that IT executives can expect to see in the next 12-18 months. Hewitt shared the research at Gartner’s IT Symposium/Xpo 2020 Americas event, which is being held virtually this week. (Related story: Gartner’s top 9 strategic technology trends for 2021)
“The situations created by COVID-19 have had a significant impact on the world,” Hewitt said. “This impact is having an influence on almost all of the trends that infrastructure and operations leaders will be facing going forward.”