Why Read This
This report provides sample highlights of an extensive data set collected across North American and European enterprises via our Enterprise And SMB Hardware Survey, North America And Europe, Q3 2008. Hot topics include server virtualization, green IT, cloud computing, business continuity, client virtualization, and sources of information that influence purchasing decisions. Adoption of x86 server virtualization neared 50%, while 5% of enterprises reported using cloud computing. Eighty-one percent of enterprises have some level of interest in increasing the electrical efficiency of the data center, although only 18% are very interested. And 70% of enterprises hope that they can lower PC costs with alternative technologies such as desktop virtualization.
Tags: Client Computing Hardware, Client Operating Systems & Software, Client Security & Management, Client Systems, Cloud Computing, Distribution Channels - ISVs/OEMs/VARs, Infrastructure Architectures, IT Infrastructure & Operations, Server Hardware, Server Platforms, Server Virtualization, Sourcing Strategy & Execution