There are always technology zealots in Enterprise I.T. who will readily debate the virtues of any technical solution (new or old). However, nobody can debate or argue the fact that Flash Storage is faster than traditional Spinning Disk Storage.
At CMI, we have the opportunity to work with hundreds of clients. Through that lens I am able to observe I.T. Organizations across industries and in various sizes of enterprises. I have been around Enterprise I.T. for many years and in that time I have had responsibility for shaping a company’s I.T. capabilities during significant advancement/changes in the underlying technology stack.
Merriam-Webster defines “disrupt” as: “to cause (something) to be unable to continue in the normal way; to interrupt the normal progress or activity of (something)”. When you consider the definition, facing “disruptive technologies” is a difficult way to make a living … being expected to quickly understand and assimilate those disruptive technologies seems like a nightmare job.
For years we placed most of our security focus and resources on protecting the enterprise by making sure the perimeter was secure. Firewalls to protect the edges, identity management to make sure we knew who was accessing what resources, access management for protecting our web services, access governance for compliance reporting…