IT priorities survey 2013

Find out the results of TechTarget’s top IT priorities survey 2013.

IT priorities change annually and a TechTarget/Computer Weekly study of nearly 400 UK IT professionals, on IT priorities for 2013, has revealed that technology requirements are still changing rapidly.

Below you will find our coverage of the IT Priorities survey 2013 and a global forecast of what’s to come.

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IT priorities survey UK news

Survey UK and EU on track to catch up in the BYOD trend
Enterprises in Europe lag behind in bring-your-own-device (BYOD) schemes, but catching up with integrating devices in corporate networks.

IT budgets to grow in 2013 as economy bumps along
UK IT departments are planning to spend more on IT in 2013 despite the downturn, a worldwide survey of IT managers has revealed.

Cloud apps, big data priorities for significant slew of UK IT managers
Cloud-based finance and HR applications are spending priorities for a significant minority of UK IT professionals in 2013.

Cloud apps, big data priorities for significant slew of UK IT managers
Cloud-based finance and HR applications are spending priorities for a significant minority of UK IT professionals in 2013.

SaaS remains most popular form of cloud computing for UK IT
SaaS is the top cloud service that UK IT professionals plan to use in 2013.

SDN adoption plans still stalling in Europe
TechTarget and Computer Weekly surveys find that less than 10% of organisations looking to implement software defined networking (SDN).

Disaster recovery and virtual server backup top 2013 storage projects
Exclusive survey finds disaster recovery and virtual server backup top storage to-do lists in the UK.

Data protection tops 2013 UK security priorities
Data protection is the top security priority for more than half of UK organisations in 2013, a survey has revealed.

Can cloud enable businesses to use IT as a strategic weapon?
IT departments are using cloud computing to move IT resources from Capex to Opex. But do businesses understand the true benefits?

Virtualisation and datacentre consolidation still top priorities for UK IT
Many UK IT professionals are still prioritising virtualisation and datacentre consolidation over cloud computing in 2013.

IT Priorities survey 2013 downloadable report

Survey IT Priorities Europe 2013
The Computer Weekly/TechTarget IT priorities European report gives an in-depth analysis of the IT spending trends across Europe in 2013.

Over 500 IT professionals took part in the survey, which covers the UK, Benelux, the Nordics, and the DACH countries (Germany, Austria and Switzerland).

Download the report here.

IT priorities survey US news

Survey 2013 IT forecast: Blending the new with the old
Our 2013 IT forecast finds organisations spending heavily on infrastructure, security and software, with cloud and consumer tech gaining ground.

IT Priorities Survey: Compliance strategy top-ranked 2013 initiative
Compliance strategy will continue to be hugely important to businesses in 2013, according to respondents to the TechTarget IT Priorities Survey.