Gartner predicts IT spending to hit the $3.9 trillion mark in 2021
Gartner released its estimate for global IT spending in 2021. The predictions indicate the sector will grow by 6.2% over the course of this year and balance out the decline of 3.2% it saw in 2020 due to the pandemic.
The research agency says that enterprises were forced to invest in 'mission-cri... Read more
Cognizant expands its IIoT operations by acquiring Bright Wolf
In a clear push to gain a foothold in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) space, Cognizant has made a move to acquire Bright Wolf and push its portfolio further into this emerging industry. The company said that the deal would enrich the existing IoT services offered by Cognizant.
They incl... Read more
The future is uncertain for many enterprise IT organizations
The corporate IT industry is undergoing seismic changes and shifts that have destabilized the status quo. Nearly one in three enterprises surveyed show that organizations are worried about their future.
The results of the survey show that 80% of the companies have been forced to take part in a d... Read more
PagerDuty acquires Rundeck for $100 million
PagerDuty just announced that they are going to acquire Rundeck for 100 million dollars. Rundeck is the maker of a widely used software that helps users troubleshoot technical issues in IT systems.
PagerDuty announced the upcoming deal when they held their virtual conference. It is a great way f... Read more
IT spending in EMEA region will return to growth in 2020
Gartner's research shows that in 2020, IT spending will reach $798 billion in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa). This is an increase of 3.4 percent compared to 2020. In 2019, spendings had decreased by 3.2 percent in total.
"2020 will be a year of recovery for IT spending in EMEA aft... Read more
AWS EventBridge to make it easier for IT systems to connect to the cloud
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched EventBridge. This service should enable companies to connect their technology and business systems more easily to its cloud platform.
There are several companies that still use external cloud applications to support their operations. However, it can be useful t... Read more
Employees find constant change IT a challenge.
More than 38% of Dutch employees consider technology on the shop floor to be essential for their own productivity and the success of their organisation. Yet 33 percent see the continuous change of technology as a challenge. This is evident from the Future of Work study commissioned by Citrix among a... Read more
IT plays a crucial role in attracting and retaining employees.
IT plays a crucial role in meeting the expectations of new and current employees. The Experience of Work: The Role of Technology in Productivity and Engagement, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) among 628 directors and executives from the Netherlands, Germany, France, the United Kin... Read more
Lack of skills big challenge within IT
The customer experience is the top priority of IT leaders. That's what respondents say in a Salesforce survey of more than a hundred IT managers. However, the company believes that some technologies or aspects of IT need to be put higher on the agenda. For example, there is a permanent shortage of s... Read more
Fujitsu fights for its place in the IT landscape
In recent years, Fujitsu has been repositioning itself in
the changing IT landscape. In doing so, it can partly build on the strong roots
it already has after years, but new steps also need to be taken. One principle
is central to this transition in any case: solving social problems. This will
be d... Read more