European IT priorities and forecasts for 2014

TechTarget and Computer Weekly asked over 1,000 European IT professionals their plans for 2014. Find out what European businesses are forecasting for IT budgets, new initiatives and the projects considered top priority.

Find out the results of TechTarget and Computer Weekly’s IT priorities 2014 survey.

Below you will find all of the survey’s coverage including news and features on Europe’s IT forecast for 2014.

The survey covers cloud, storage, networking, security, and mobile to name just a few areas investigated.

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IT priorities and forecast 2014 news and features

IT mobility trend continues in 2014
More than half of enterprises plan to issue employees with mobile devices in 2014, a Computer Weekly survey has found.

Open arguments stack up as hybrid cloud takes hold
A lack of cloud standards is causing headaches for IT departments, but the drive for greater interoperability is gaining pace.

forecast UK blazes trail for cloud use in Europe
Survey suggests UK companies are more comfortable with the cloud than their Continental counterparts .

SDN still failing to spark interest in Europe
Research shows just 9% of companies across Europe are planning to implement software-defined networking in the next 12 months .

Desktop strategy in 2014 to focus on mobile business
A shift in IT strategy in 2014 is expected to lead to a move away from the desktop to supporting mobile within European businesses.

Top European IT initiative to support business in 2014?
Expanding IT to support business growth is one of the biggest areas of focus for ITdepartments in 2014, so what does this mean?

Disaster recovery and virtual server backup top 2014 storage projects
Disaster recovery and virtual server backup are the two most pressing storage-related projects for UK IT departments this year.

UK IT spending will outpace rest of Europe in 2014
UK IT budgets will grow by 3.6% this year, second only to Germany .

ERP implementations, upgrades on the up across Europe in 2014
UK and European IT looks set to review ERP and intensify focus on BPM in 2014, finds TechTarget/Computer Weekly IT priorities survey.

Network-based security tops European agenda for 2014
Network-based security is the top security initiative for European companies in 2014, research shows.

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Interactive graphic: 2014 European IT priorities and forecast
Find out the IT priorities and forecasts of European businesses for 2014 with our exclusive reader survey results.

In this Computer Weekly interactive graphic we reveal the IT priorities and forecasts for European businesses in 2014 and their plans for the year ahead.

Find out who believes their business is back to normal after the recession, who is on the route to recovery and who believes they were not affected by the recession at all.

IT priorities and forecasts 2014 photostories

Top IT priorities for 2014 in Europe
Exclusive Computer Weekly research showing how IT decision makers are spending their 2014 budgets.

Photostory: UK cloud computing priorities 2014
Research from Computer Weekly and TechTarget shows UK businesses are the most committed to cloud in Europe.

Survey: Virtualisation the engine for key storage projects
Server virtualisation drives key storage projects for European and UK IT departments, with disaster recovery and virtual server backup high on to-do lists.

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