Results for Survey

Survey: 28 Percent of U.S. Organizations Maintain, Manage Cloud, CDW Finds

CDW’s first Cloud Computing Tracking Poll found 28% of U.S. organizations are using cloud computing today, with most reporting (73 percent) their first step into cloud was implementation of a single cloud application. Respondents now implementing or maintaining cloud projects plan to spend no more than one-third of their IT budget (34%) on cloud by 2016.

Full Story >

Survey: Scalability, Cost Savings Drives Open Source Cloud Adoption

More than 80% of IT professionals polled by a group of open source providers of cloud computing solutions are using, or plan to implement, a cloud project.  Top cloud motivators were: cutting hardware costs, more agile infrastructure and reducing system management burdens, according to the survey by and partners.

Full Story >

Survey: Private Clouds, Mobile Top IT Priority List, Unisys Says

Private clouds and mobile support for enterprise IT are top IT priorities this year, according to polls by Unisys Corp.  Nearly half  (44%) of respondents said their top priority was cloud computing, with about one-quarter naming mobile devices were their primary IT focus for 2011. Unisys also notes other top IT trends for this year. 

Full Story >

Survey: Virtualization, Cloud Pose Backup and Recovery Challenges

Most IT professionals at small and mid-sized firms want a single backup and recovery solution across all environments -- physical, virtual and cloud,  according to a recent survey.  The survey of some 3,000 IT managers worldwide also shows IT is concerned about keeping data safe and backed up in these ‘hybrid’ environments.

Full Story >

Survey: Sees Signs IT Wages Will Rise – Finally

Overall IT salaries remained nearly flat for a second straight year, but those with SOA, data integration, ERP and ETL skills were most likely to have bigger paychecks, according to’s annual high-tech salary survey. IDN looks at the numbers, skills and locales with the biggest payoffs for IT professionals.

Full Story >

MicroStrategy Sees Surge in Mobile BI; Updates iPhone, iPad Support

BI provider MicroStrategy has released a survey that predicts mobile BI adoption will explode in the next two years. The survey results follow the release this fall of MicroStrategy 9 Release 3, which provides enhanced mobile BI capabilities for the Apple iPhone and iPad.

Full Story >

Evans 2010 Cloud Developer Survey Reveals Top Requirements, Trends

Developers looking for private or public cloud solutions have top two requirements -- security and reliability, according to the just-released 2010 Cloud Development Survey from Evans Data Corp. IDN speaks with Evans’ CEO Janel Garvin about other key survey findings.

Full Story >

Survey: Enterprise IT Eager for ‘Hybrid’ Cloud Options

A just-released Evans Data Corp. survey finds cloud computing set to rumble to reality in 2010.   Evans’ Cloud Development Survey found 61% of developers expect to move ‘at least some’ IT resources to the cloud, and prefer a ‘hybrid cloud’ option that combines public and private cloud models. 

Full Story >

Study: Symantec Finds Mid-Sized Firms Eyeing Cloud

The sweet spot for cloud computing and virtualization in 2010 is likely to be mid-sized firms, with between 2,000 and 10,000 employees, according to a just-released study by Symantec.  The report notes three major reasons why mid-sized enterprises will “lead the way” when it comes to evaluating and/or adopting cloud or other virtualization technologies.

Full Story >

Survey: Job-Hunting? You Have 10 Minutes

If you're hunting for a new job, you've only got 10 minutes to make your best impression, according to a survey from Robert Half Finance and Accounting, one of the world's best-known recruiting firms. IDN looks at the survey and reveals the top 5 questions asked in the first 10 minutes.

Full Story >

Open Source IT Embraces Cloud Computing, Google App Engine

Cloud computing is gaining strong momentum in the open source community, with close half of all professionals saying they will offer their apps as web services via cloud providers. Google's Apps Engine, so far, is the top cloud provider-of-choice, says a survey by Evans Data Corp.

Full Story >

Accenture: U.S. Execs Focus on Business Analytics

Despite the financial slowdown, some two-thirds of executives working at large U.S. companies say they need to improve their analytical capabilities, and about half admit they need to add IT capabilities and personnel to support business analytics, according to recent survey by Accenture.

Full Story >

Showing 37 - 48 of 79


Mobile Application Development Survey – Executive Summary

  • Ross King – Principal – King Research