What’s the Next Big IT Trends?

What’s the Next Big IT Trends?

Business leaders and CIOs are often asked in meetings as to how they can leverage IT trends and how they can address any challenges.  These trends include: explosion of data, cloud computing and the multitude of personal devices on the corporate network.  How organizations  usually manage their businesses are being changed rapidly.  As they are set to drive IT and business decisions in the coming year, the challenges and opportunities are more apparent than ever before. At Dell, we are uniquely positioned to help customers address any challenges and deliver real value to businesses with our end-to-end IT solutions and services.  Through four key themes, Transform, Connect, Inform and Protect, we hope to help customers improve their IT agility through transformation in the data center;   increase productivity by enabling the next generation workforce to connect securely to the corporate data anywhere, anytime and on any device; gain control of the data deluge and use this information to gain competitive advantage; and protect their organization from external or internal IT security threats.  These themes will become even more relevant in 2014 as we encounter further impact from cloud computing, BYOD, social media, big data analytics and security. One Cloud Does Not Fit All In the past, most organizations jumped on the cloud computing bandwagon, adopting cloud services with no regard towards their company size or nature.  However, cloud computing has reached an inflection point, and as Forrester predicts in its Cloud Computing Playbook, enterprises today recognize that they need a comprehensive strategy before partaking in the cloud. In 2014, organizations will increasingly realize that one cloud does not fit all.  There will be more interest...