TechTarget asked 2,642 IT professionals and business analysts around the world for their 2012 IT forecasts. The direction of IT budgets and emerging technologies may surprise you as IT struggles to align itself with businesses recovering from a global recession. What's on the horizon for Windows 7 migration? Server virtualization? Cloud computing? Business tablets? The data tells the story. Our editorial teams from the U.S., Europe and India drilled down into the survey results and wrote a series of information technology market analysis articles to help you see what’s hot – and where.
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Though spending is expected to grow in U.S. IT departments, our IT forecast for 2012 shows a smaller increase than expected.
More U.S. IT priorities
- major technology trends this year. Enterprise iPad use is taking off because IT pros like the iPad’s security and management options.
U.K. IT budgets will remain flat in 2012, Computer Weekly's worldwide survey of more than 2,500 IT professionals has revealed.
More U.K. IT priorities
TechTarget’s survey of Indian IT priorities for 2012 reveals increases in IT budgets for the year and much interest in cloud computing and the public cloud.