InfoWorld consulted a range analysts and CIOs to figure out the five technologies IT shops must continue to invest in despite the recession. The common theme, says IDC chief analyst and senior vice president Frank Gens, is that "any technologies that can save companies money or reduce expenses will continue to thrive."
1. Storage: Disks and management software 2. Business intelligence: Niche analytics 3. Virtualization: Optimizing resources 4. Security: Data and end points 5. Cloud computing: Business solutions
These are all very logical, but I fail to see why the Cloud factors so heavily (say in contrast to … Read more