IT Spending and Staffing 2008/2009: Chapter 3, Technology Adoption Trends

July, 2008


Chapter 3 provides the state of adoption for 25 important technologies and IT initiatives. These include server virtualization, data center consolidation, application consolidation, IT vendor consolidation, storage virtualization, business Intelligence applications, Java EE and .NET for service-oriented architecture (SOA), software as a service (SaaS), AJAX programming, legacy system renewal, open source business applications, IT asset management systems, data center automation tools, network support automation, desktop support automation, service desk self-support systems, Linux on the desktop, Microsoft Vista, Unified communications/unified messaging, Voice over IP (VoIP), web conferencing, WAN optimization/acceleration, 10G Ethernet, and Global positioning systems (GPS). (30 pp., 25 figs.)
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