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Top enterprise IT spending trends and priorities of 2014


The IT blueprint prioritizes server virtualization, mobility programs

Source:  Brian Linnehan/TechTarget Data Provided by: TechTarget

The adoption of virtualization technologies will proceed full steam ahead this year, according to TechTarget's 2014 IT Priorities Survey. Fifty-four percent of respondents in North America said that server virtualization is "on the agenda." Other recent favorites to land in the top 10? Disaster recovery, business intelligence and network-based security. The IT blueprint for the year also reflects an increasing emphasis on smartphones and tablet PCs, with 39% of respondents planning to pursue mobility programs this year.

And, like data center consolidation, general mobile security is also a major focus for many respondents; 32% of those surveyed are putting the spotlight on mobile device management and mobile endpoint security projects.

Read the full story on enterprise IT technology priorities in 2014.

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