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What will be Future Technologies?

The following technologies can be future technologies, just a prediction:

1. Virtualization
2. Cloud Computing
3. GIS

Considering current economic turmoil, many of organization no more willing to invest money for their IT infrastructure. CTO/CIOs would consider more ROI than TCOs of their IT infrastructure. By virtualizing their IT environment, they can make more ROI.Currently, IT companies are doing research projects and grooming up their human resources to compete in the post-recession periods.Therefore, they would prefer to virtualize their systems to cut down cost for Desktops/servers. When a research project needs around 40 systemsfor the entire organization, they can simply go ahead with one higher class server such as DELL PE 2950/R905 and load the VMWare/XenServerfree Hypervisor and have 40 systems. Now, the ratio became 1:40. They really going to cutdown additional 39 physical servers and HVAC costs.

Cloud Computing:
Cloud computing is Internet ("cloud") based development and use of computer technology ("computing"). It is a style of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualised resources are provided as a service over the Internet. Users need not have knowledge of, expertise in, or control over the technology infrastructure "in the cloud" that supports themThe concept incorporates infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS) as well as Web 2.0 and other recent technology trends which have the common theme of reliance on the Internet for satisfying the computing needs of the users. Examples of SaaS vendors include and Google Apps which provide common business applications online that are accessed from a web browser, while the software and data are stored on the servers.

Any developing nation needs GIS related projects soon. Govt. of India, having some million dollar worth of projects for GIS.One question remains that who is going to wake up the government for those GIS related projects. State goverment can manage their land/facility management using some GIS software. Any nation's Border force also can have GIS to survilleance their Border, restricted zones such as Atomic Center/Power Station. Also, there are lot of opensource GIS products which can facilate the requirment. In India, stree level map is not that much accruate/sublevels. Some areas of GIS such as LandParcelling,GeoIntelligence and Image processing will have tremendous growth in near future.


Anonymous said…

This is fantastic post, I can see all you have predicted coming true.

Dilip Devendra Yadav

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