Data center purchasing intention survey
Despite a shaky economy, IT budgets are projected to grow.
IT budgets are projected to grow 5.12%--an increase over
respondents' budgets in 2007.
So where is this money being
spent? Primarily on Intel-based servers, VMware ESX virtualization,
configuration management database (CMDB) software, and data center power bills.
In addition to purchasing
trends, this year we tracked salary and hiring data. For some data center pros,
virtualization skills and saving the company money have paid off. But many
respondents said that IT certifications aren't worth the paper they're printed
The Data Center Decisions
2008 Purchasing Intentions outlines trends in server and software purchasing,
data center infrastructure and more. This year's survey also includes salary
and career information as well. Read the full story.
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