Infra management services is the new IT growth engine

Infra management services is the new IT growth engine

Nasscom summit: Inflexion point

Stating that infrastructure management services would be the next torch bearer, he said, according to Nasscom RIM Report, exports from new service was expected to touch $30 billion by 2020 and constitute 1/3rd of the country’s IT services. He was addressing the inaugural session of the Nasscom Infrastructure Management Services Summit 2011.

Exciting phase
According to Nasscom President Som Mittal the infrastructure management landscape was rapidly changing and in an exciting phase with as many as 100,000 skilled professionals working in the sector.

The infrastructure management services was now into a consolidation, commoditisation and consumerisation mode opening up immense opportunities for start-ups to innovate and explore new customer base. 

He said cloud computing was providing the big opportunity specially with SMBs and government taking to IT in a huge way and leveraging cloud either as a private, public or in its hybrid form.

In his analyst keynote, TPI ADM & Cloud Computing Partner & Managing Director Steve Hall, observed that remote infrastructure management market was growing at 30 per cent and currently a $25 billion market, with total market size around $165 billion.

Among three key drivers are client buying patterns which is seeing broad acceptance of offshore solutions, enabling technology environment one is witnessing and service providers offering slew of solutions enabling production improvement and providing globall footprint support.

The two-day summit, Kar said, will see over 30 speakers delivering thematic addresses on several topics with 375 delegates participating.