RESEARCH PAPER: Digital Transformation Starts In The Datacenter

By Matt Kimball, Patrick Moorhead - August 8, 2022

Digital transformation is neither a trend nor a buzzword. Rather, digital transformation and modernization projects are business imperatives for organizations amid an economic Darwinism where only the strongest and most agile survive and newer, cloud- born competitors enter the market on a seemingly daily basis.

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Table Of Contents:

  • Situation Analysis
  • Businesses Evolution Means Nothing Without IT
  • Cloud-Born Companies Are At A Distant Disadvantage
  • Is IT Competing With The Public Cloud?
  • IT Must Bring The Cloud To The Datacenter
  • Modernization Starts With Data
  • Data Management - A Case Study In On-Prem vs Off-Prem
  • Nutanix And HPE GreenLake - An Integration Inflection Point
  • Nutanix - Simplicity Drives Innovation
  • HPE GreenLake - Cloud Economics
  • The Cloud Barrier
  • Summary
  • Figure 1: The Modern Enterprise Spans The Cloud(s)
  • Figure 2: Database Lifecycle Management With Nutanix

Companies Cited:

  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google
  • HPE GreenLake
  • Nutanix
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
  • Snowflake
Matthew Kimball

Matt Kimball is a Moor Insights & Strategy senior datacenter analyst covering servers and storage. Matt’s 25 plus years of real-world experience in high tech spans from hardware to software as a product manager, product marketer, engineer and enterprise IT practitioner.  This experience has led to a firm conviction that the success of an offering lies, of course, in a profitable, unique and targeted offering, but most importantly in the ability to position and communicate it effectively to the target audience.

Patrick Moorhead

Patrick founded the firm based on his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Ten years later, Patrick is ranked #1 among technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (ARInsights)  in “press citations” (Apollo Research). Moorhead is a contributor at Forbes and frequently appears on CNBC. He is a broad-based analyst covering a wide variety of topics including the cloud, enterprise SaaS, collaboration, client computing, and semiconductors. He has 30 years of experience including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies (NCR, AT&T, Compaq, now HP, and AMD) leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments.