Large Shops Lead the Way in Infrastructure Management Software Spending
Specific Areas of Management Software Investment
The Bigger Truth
ESG Research Brief 2011 Networking Spending Trends Jan 11.pdf
Research Brief: 2011 Infrastructure Management Software Spending Trends
ESG Research Brief
ESG research finds that 82% of IT organizations will increase or maintain spending levels on infrastructure management solutions in 2011, with larger organizations—as measured by both number of employees and number of servers—being most likely to increase their management software investments. Look for spending on tools related to security, network, and virtual server management. IT asset and inventory management will also be a spending priority, driven largely by firms’ increasing use of server virtualization. ESG is also seeing an increase in the need for data center power monitoring and management solutions.
The primary objective of this ESG research study was to survey Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) organizations in order to qualify and quantify the current status of their existing security profiles as well as their awareness of and…