IT Management Slideshow: Your 2011 in a Nutshell: Spend, Spend, Spend
By Don Reisinger | Posted 01-03-2011
There are a lot of reasons why you've been putting off making decisions about which new technologies to invest in. On the computing side, you watched the promise of Windows Vista turn into an enterprise nightmare as the product failed to meet the needs of corporate customers, leaving you in a state of perpetual Windows XP. And, even if you wanted to invest in new technology, times have been tough. Many companies are still digging their way out of the Great Recession, facing trimmed budgets and trying to find ways to make aging solutions last a little bit longer. But, things may be looking up. According to a recent survey from the CDW IT Monitor, the next 12 months will be different from the past year. You'll have more money to spend on technology products and solutions. And where will you be spending that money? On new PCs and improved virtualization and mobility solutions, the survey finds. If 2010 was the year of tightening the belt and saving, 2011 is likely to see you loosening it up a little and bringing in new hardware and software to help your employees do a better job. Read on to find out what CDW IT Monitor found in its survey of more than 1,000 IT decision makers, conducted October 1 - 8, 2010.