ESG Brief: 2017 Data Analytics Spending Trends

Abstract:

IT spending for business intelligence (BI), analytics, and big data technology solutions will continue to accelerate in 2017. While more technology-savvy buyers are more focused on big data initiatives, most organizations continue to invest heavily in traditional BI tools, databases, data warehouses, and data preparation needs.

Topics: Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI IT Spending Intentions

ESG Brief: The Winds of Storage System Spending Change

Abstract:

According to a recent study of data storage system buyers, 95% of midmarket and enterprise organizations have been either maintaining a consistent year-over-year spending level for disk storage systems or even accelerating these investments. While there are undoubtedly significant changes on the horizon for the data storage industry, ESG’s research suggests that a number of these disruptive trends and forces are already affecting storage system spending.

Topics: Storage IT Spending Intentions

ESG Brief: Data Storage Spending Trends, 2016 and Beyond

Abstract:

According to ESG’s annual IT spending intentions survey, 85% of midmarket and enterprise organizations will increase or maintain their spending on storage infrastructure in 2016. While this is generally positive for the storage industry, a number of disruptive trends and forces look to be an imminent cloud on this immediate silver lining.

Topics: Storage IT Spending Intentions

ESG Brief: 2016 Cybersecurity Spending Trends

Abstract:

According to ESG’s annual IT spending intentions survey, 92% of midmarket and enterprise organizations will increase or maintain their spending on cybersecurity technology in 2016. These increases are being driven by business and IT initiatives so they are likely to continue for the foreseeable future. While spending increases will impact all areas of cybersecurity, ESG anticipates pronounced focus and growth in areas like cloud computing security, automation/orchestration, and cybersecurity services.

Topics: Cybersecurity IT Spending Intentions

ESG Research Report: 2016 IT Spending Intentions Survey

 42% of respondents cited cybersecurity as their organization’s number one (i.e., most important) initiative for 2016"

Abstract:

In order to assess IT spending priorities over the next 12-18 months, ESG recently surveyed 633 IT professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America and Western Europe. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with their organizations’ 2015 IT spending as well as their 2016 IT budget and spending plans at either an entire organization level or at a business unit/division/branch level.

Survey participants represented a wide range of industries including manufacturing, financial services, health care, communications and media, retail, government, and business services. For more details, please see the Research Methodology and Respondent Demographics sections of this report.

Topics: IT Spending Intentions

ESG Research Report: 2016 IT Spending Intentions Survey

Abstract:

In order to assess IT spending priorities over the next 12-18 months, ESG recently surveyed 633 IT professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America and Western Europe. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with their organizations’ 2015 IT spending as well as their 2016 IT budget and spending plans at either an entire organization level or at a business unit/division/branch level.

Survey participants represented a wide range of industries including manufacturing, financial services, health care, communications and media, retail, government, and business services. For more details, please see the Research Methodology and Respondent Demographics sections of this report.

Topics: Storage Cybersecurity Data Protection Networking Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Enterprise Mobility Cloud Services & Orchestration IT Spending Intentions