What's on your radar for 2013? If you're like many CIOs, you want more insight into which cloud models to pursue for your organization. You and your IT staffers are struggling to make better use of big data. And you're keenly interested in expanding the outsourcing of mission-critical but relatively unexciting IT responsibilities, such as data-center management, so you can focus on innovation. These and other IT developments have made the list of top "Tech Trends to Watch" from Logicalis, a global IT solutions and managed services provider. As opposed to numerous year-ahead forecasts from other companies, Logicalis has invested into a science-based effort to produce its trends list, analyzing more than 100,000 online and social media conversations conducted among CIOs and CTOs in the U.S. during the last year.
7. Streamlining Data Centers With wasted computing power affecting the bottom line, tech leaders are turning to the cloud, managed services and the retirement of old IT assets to keep operations lean.
This article was originally published on 01-24-2013