Being IT pros, we pride ourselves in being tech savvy and keeping abreast of technology developments in the industry. Recently, Spiceworks released a technology adoption report highlighting a survey conducted with over 1100 IT pros from across NA and EMEA countries. This blog is a summary of key findings from that report. Here are some interesting stats for your consumption.
With 37% of network and systems admin respondents, the survey also included participation from help desk technicians, IT managers, IT directors, CIO/CTOs, and tech consultants. Cutting across all major industry verticals—manufacturing, education, healthcare, finance, government, retail, construction, software, and MSP—the reports help us understand where IT teams in corporations are headed towards in terms of technology adoption.
|Technology Adoption Trends|
WEATHER FORECAST IS CLOUDY
65% and 56% of surveyed IT pros in NA and EMEA (respectively) have already adopted Cloud computing.
Been there, done that. The top 10 services hosted on the Cloud are:
Web hosting and email hosting have been most popular with over 60-80% of respondents choosing these services.
Make way. Here I come. In the next six months, IT pros are looking to host the following services:
IT’S A VIRTUAL WORLD
71% and 79% of surveyed IT pros in NA and EMEA (respectively) have already virtualized their infrastructure.
I’m virtual. Are you? The top virtual workloads that run today are:
IT services and internal IT have been most popular with over 77-81% of respondents choosing these workloads to be virtualized.
Going virtual. Soon. In the six months, IT pros are planning to run the following services on virtual infrastructures:
MAY THE BYOD BE WITH YOU
You can view the full report here: http://www.spiceworks.com/marketing/state-of-it/report/
Clearly, IT teams are catching up with the implementation of these technologies in their enterprises. Cost, security, scalability, and ease-of-use are some major factors that help determine whether you should consider adopting these technologies or not. One thing is for sure. The application of these technologies and the benefits IT teams gain from them are definitely on the rise.
Tell us about your organization. Where do you stand in terms of adopting these technologies?