RESEARCH PAPER: How IT Modernization Accelerates Digital Transformation

By Matt Kimball, Patrick Moorhead - January 11, 2023

Virtually every conversation Moor Insights & Strategy (MI&S) has with CIOs and IT executives includes the topic of digital transformation and its (significant) impact on the IT organization. IT’s full support of the needs of the business requires a complete modernization of operations and infrastructure to deliver a cloud operating model.

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Table Of Contents:

  • Situation Analysis
  • The Great Conundrum
  • Digital Transformation Without IT Modernization Is Incomplete
  • Nutanix, HPE & AMD Deliver The Cloud Operating Model
  • Is Your IT Environment Cloudified?
  • Summary
  • Figure 1: Digital Transformation Requires IT Modernization
  • Figure 2: Performance Starts With EPYC
  • Figure 3: Achieving A Cloud Operating Model

Companies Cited:

  • AMD
  • HPE GreenLake
  • Nutanix
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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.

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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.