Autotask Week in IT: Disruptive Tech Trends and the Cloud Adoption Marathon

September 18, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Fortune: The 12 disruptive tech trends you need to know
By Anne VanderMey
People pay plenty of money for consulting giants to help them figure out which technology trends are fads and which will stick. Below, we’re recapping their list of the “Disruptive Dozen”—the technologies the group believes have the greatest potential to remake today’s business landscape.

InformationAge: How to win the cloud adoption marathon
By Ben Rossi
Making an early dash could prove costly, both in terms of losing the value of investment in existing IT, and through the dangers of attempting to run before one can walk with any new technology. Likewise, moving too late could well leave the competition running off into the sunset. There is no hard and fast rule for when to move to the cloud.

MSPmentor: The MSP Private Cloud Opportunity

By Pedro Pereira
More than 70 percent of companies have implemented private cloud solutions, and 71 percent of them report easier application management as a result, according to new research from Aberdeen Group. Private clouds also have reduced IT complexity for 46 percent of business and accelerated application deployment for 45 percent of them.

CIO: 2016 IT Budget Predictions - A Cloud on the Horizon
By David Guthrie, CTO, PGI
In order to start getting a picture of what IT budgets might look like in the coming year, we polled a wide variety of IT leaders across various industries and verticals. What stood out in their responses wasn't so much the differences as it was the similarities.

ChannelInsider: Pinpointing Promising Opportunities in IoT
By Dennis McCafferty
A notable share of IT companies expects to generate revenues from the Internet of Things (IoT) within two years—if they're not already doing so, according to a recent report from CompTIA. Executives from more than 380 U.S. IT companies took part in the study, "Sizing Up the Internet of Things."

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