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Plans to Overhaul the U.S. Gov Legacy Computer Systems

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Saying the federal government is lagging behind the “technology revolution,” President Donald Trump called for more than $1 trillion in savings during the next 10 years by overhauling outdated computer systems and improving information technology.

Source: WSJ

How Enterprise IT Automation will Disrupt the Market

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Automation is changing the development, procurement, and management of, enterprise IT – and therefore disrupting the business of IT sourcing, and the IT industry overall. By 2025, automation will have a $5.2 trillion to $6.7 trillion annual economic impact.


How Open Cloud Innovation Reset IT Expectations

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In an increasing number of cases, it is simply easier, and more enabling for the business, to leapfrog multiple stages of IT change to an entirely new state of competitive capabilities, without losing the necessary functionality, inter-connectivity, or data.

Source: Lens360

Evolving Enterprise Tech Policy Creates IT Security Challenge

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With much IT purchase activity now happening outside the IT department, organizations face critical issues regarding privacy, security, safety, and risk. Gartner predicts that by 2017, 50% of IT spending will be outside traditional IT departmental control. This creates profound new challenges for IT and security leaders.

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Agile IT – Why it’s Such a Big Challenge for Most CIOs

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Business executives want growth and innovation, but enterprises have to contend with legacy IT infrastructure and applications, and suffer from a lack of digital business and technology skills, at a time when budgets are up only slightly.

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More Companies view Cloud as a Strategic Business Asset

Almost a third of combined worldwide server, disk storage, and ethernet switch infrastructure spending came from cloud deployments. Total cloud infrastructure revenue for the third quarter 2014 grew 16% year over year to $6.5 billion. Public cloud infrastructure accounted for nearly half of total cloud infrastructure revenue, and has grown 18% compared to 2013.

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Cloud Benefit is a Means to Attain a Business Outcome

When asked about what their cloud service strategy is, many companies don’t have one and the default is often stated or not that they are just doing what their CEO wants. This is not a cloud strategy. A cloud strategy begins by identifying business goals and mapping potential benefits of the cloud to them, while mitigating the potential drawbacks. Cloud computing should be thought of as a means to an end. The end must be specified first.

via Gartner

Why Global Cloud Software Deployment will Grow Rapidly

The cloud deployment idea has been sweeping across the landscape for the past several years, causing many CIOs to reevaluate how they license and deploy software, and how they think of their IT budgets.  IDC projects the cloud software market will make up over 20% of the worldwide software market by 2018, contributing to almost half of projected growth in the software industry through 2018.

via IDC

Adaptive Sourcing Approach to Digital Business Transformation

CEOs report that only 51% can respond proactively in a timely manner to their IT needs. Current IT departments cannot keep up with today’s change. As a result, 70% will change their sourcing mix over the next three years.

CEOs increasingly see digital business transformation as a way to drive growth and find new revenue.

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Why Threat Intelligence Security Spend will Reach $1.4B by 2018

A consistent bombardment of unknown, targeted, and adaptive cyber threats are wreaking havoc in the enterprise and driving the expansion of threat intelligence security services (TISS) that are specifically designed to detect advanced persistent threats (APTs), advanced malware, and previously unidentified attacks.

According to IDC, worldwide threat intelligence security services spending will increase from $905.5 million in 2014 to more than $1.4 billion in 2018.

via IDC