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January 17, 2013  7:55 PM

How much money do your customers have to spend on storage?



Posted by: Sue Troy
budget, Channel, end-user research, IT budgeting, IT budgets, IT buyer market research, IT spending, IT spending forecast, storage channel

On our sister site SearchStorageChannel.com, we've published the first of five slide show reports on storage administrators' plans for their budget, from an extensive survey that was fielded...

March 30, 2012  6:33 PM

Microsoft cloud research underscores channel’s role in adoption



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Cloud, Cloud Services, Heather Clancy, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and services, Microsoft, Small and Midsize Business, SMB

There's a new Microsoft survey out this week that suggests adoption of paid cloud services among businesses with two to 250 employees will double during the next five years. Right now, approximately 30 percent of all SMBs use some sort of paid cloud service, according to the research. That,...


September 16, 2011  3:49 PM

PC shipment forecasts revised downward



Posted by: Heather Clancy
desktop, forecast, Heather Clancy, IDC, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and services, media tablet, notebook, PC, shipment, smartphone, tablet

PC shipments in the second quarter of 2011 trailed expectations, which has prompted market research firm International Data Corp. to revise its full-year forecast downward slightly to 4.2 percent. The update to its Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker reports that shipments grew by 2.7 percent in the...


July 6, 2011  4:55 PM

Gartner revises 2011 IT spending prediction upward



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Gartner, Heather Clancy, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and services, IT spending, IT spending forecast

As promised, a bit of an update about anticipated IT spending trends through the rest of this year. Market researcher Gartner said late last week that it is predicting growth of 7.1 percent worldwide for IT spending in 2011, which is a faster pace than the


April 25, 2011  9:12 PM

CDW surveys: Videoconferencing uptick over next 2 years



Posted by: Heather Clancy
CDW, Heather Clancy, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and services, survey, videoconferencing

Man, oh man, people just can't stop talking about videoconferencing this year -- and its potential to explode in adoption over the next 18 months to two years.

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January 21, 2011  8:43 PM

CDW end-user survey revisits the state of client virtualization



Posted by: Heather Clancy
CDW, client virtualization, data, end-user research, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and services, Virtualization

I recently reported that desktop virtualization progressed less rapidly in 2010 than technology solution providers expected just one year ago. Now, CDW has released the results of an end-user...


June 29, 2010  6:33 PM

Inspiration for tech legal eagles



Posted by: Heather Clancy
CompTIA, Heather Clancy, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and services, law firm, legal, survey

If you have never thought about targeting law firms as a potential customer segment, you might want to take a look at a new survey conducted by CompTIA, the self-billed non-profit trade association for the IT industry.


April 30, 2010  1:04 AM

Two separate surveys show SMBs investing again for innovation, not just cost savings



Posted by: Heather Clancy
CompTIA, Heather Clancy, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and services, Microsoft, SMB

Two separate surveys offer insight into second half buying priorities among small and midsize businesses across the United States.

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November 12, 2009  6:26 AM

Study analyzes TCO metrics for cloud vs. on-premise solutions



Posted by: Heather Clancy
cloud computing, IT buyer market research, IT products and channel, TCO, total cost of ownership

I've heard anecdotally that the biggest difference between the cloud computing craze and other hype cycles that came before it is that in the case of cloud technologies, real customers are asking real questions. Not so for other emerging technology areas, when solution providers had to foist their...


November 12, 2009  6:19 AM

IT professionals seek job security from security certs



Posted by: Heather Clancy
CompTIA, IT buyer market research, VAR training, VAR training, certification

Want a job? Get a security certification. A new study of more than 1,500 IT workers by CompTIA finds that approximately 37 percent are planning to earn some sort of security technology certification over the next five years. About 18 percent of them will go in for an "ethical hacking"...


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