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UK enterprises' 2012 IT investment priorities

  1. 1. 2012 PrioritiesFeedback from Senior IT people in UK Enterprises:February 2012
  2. 2. Base: 100 Senior IT Decision Makers in UK businesses with more than 1000 employees. Surveyed January 2012Which of the following are on your organisation’s IT agenda for 2012? 2
  3. 3. Question: Which of the following are on your organisations IT agenda for the next 12 months? OPERATIONS OPERATIONAL Improving security 86% Network capacity 82% Management of big data 72% Private cloud computing 27% 67% 26% 35% 24% VIRTUALISATION VIRTUALISATION 51% 0%13% 19% Server virtualisation 38% 83% 15% 22% 23% Storage virtualisation 31% 83% 22% 26% 25% Desktop virtualisation 73% 29% 24% 19% 18% 25% FLEXIBLE WORKING FLEXIBLE WORKING 14% 39% 33% 4% 25%Monitor/restrict employee non-work net use 69% Providing tablet computers to employees The areas of technology27% 21% 67% 32% listed10% 23% Providing smartphones to employees 25% 67% 28% 20% 25% Enabling flexible working 18% 63% 35% 24% 13% 27% Enterprise social media 18% 63% 35% 22% 27% Mobile apps for employees 60% 27% 26% 16% 21% 24% CUSTOMER MOBILITY CUSTOMER MOBILITY 18% 35% 24% 13% 25% Mobile optimisation of website 71% 17% 36% 24% 13% 23% Mobile apps for customers 70% 23% 30% 19% 18% 21% Mobile payments 54% OTHER TECHNOLOGIES 21% 32% 22% 15% 20% Next generation/real-time analytics 13% 64% 40% 23% 14% 24% Geo-mapping technology 47% 20% 33% 15% 22% 19% Context-aware computing 46% 10% 43% 20% 17% 17% 3D printing 28% 10% 43% 18% 19% 18% 8% 45% 8% 29% 12% 3
  4. 4. The % of companies with each technology on their 2012 to-do list OPERATIONAL OPERATIONS Improving security 86% Network capacity 82% Management of big data 72% Private cloud computing 67% VIRTUALISATION VIRTUALISATION Server virtualisation 83% Storage virtualisation 83% Desktop virtualisation 73% FLEXIBLE WORKING FLEXIBLE WORKINGMonitor/restrict employee non-work net use 69% Virtualisation has Providing tablet computers to employees 67% become as pervasive as Providing smartphones to employees 67% key operational Enabling flexible working 63% investments in security, Enterprise social media 63% network and data Mobile apps for employees 60% management CUSTOMER MOBILITY CUSTOMER MOBILITY Mobile optimisation of website 71% Mobile apps for customers 70% Mobile payments 54% OTHER TECHNOLOGIES Next generation/real-time analytics 64% Geo-mapping technology 47% Context-aware computing 46% Most of the tech areas investigated are 3D printing 28% on the 2012 agenda of more than half the companies surveyed 4
  5. 5. The % of companies with each technology on their 2012 to-do list OPERATIONAL OPERATIONS Improving security 86% Network capacity 82% Management of big data 72% Private cloud computing 67% VIRTUALISATION VIRTUALISATION Server virtualisation 83% Storage virtualisation 83% Desktop virtualisation 73% FLEXIBLE WORKING FLEXIBLE WORKING Enterprise privateMonitor/restrict employee non-work net use 69% cloud computing is on Providing tablet computers to employees 67% the agenda of 2/3rds Providing smartphones to employees 67% of companies surveyed, Enabling flexible working 63% and for nearly half (see Enterprise social media 63% slide 10) it is new Mobile apps for employees 60% investment CUSTOMER MOBILITY CUSTOMER MOBILITY Mobile optimisation of website 71% Mobile apps for customers 70% Mobile payments 54% OTHER TECHNOLOGIES Next generation/real-time analytics 64% Geo-mapping technology 47% Context-aware computing 46% Most of the tech areas investigated are 3D printing 28% on the 2012 agenda of more than half the companies surveyed 5
  6. 6. The % of companies with that technology on their 2012 to-do list OPERATIONAL OPERATIONS Improving security 86% Network capacity 82% Management of big data 72% Private cloud computing 67% VIRTUALISATION VIRTUALISATION Server virtualisation 83% Storage virtualisation 83% Desktop virtualisation 73% FLEXIBLE WORKING FLEXIBLE WORKINGMonitor/restrict employee non-work net use 69% Providing tablet computers to employees 67% Providing smartphones to employees 67% Technologies that Enabling flexible working 63% support employee or Enterprise social media 63% customer mobility and location-independence Mobile apps for employees 60% are on the 2012 agenda CUSTOMER MOBILITY CUSTOMER MOBILITY of around 2/3rds of the Mobile optimisation of website 71% companies surveyed Mobile apps for customers 70% Mobile payments 54% OTHER TECHNOLOGIES Next generation/real-time analytics 64% Geo-mapping technology 47% Context-aware computing 46% Most of the tech areas investigated are 3D printing 28% on the 2012 agenda of more than half the companies surveyed 6
  7. 7. The most urgent priorities on the agenda: 1-3 months Companies Companies Companies investing in investing in 3-6 investing in 6-12 OPERATIONAL OPERATIONS 1-3 months months months Improving security: 86% 27% 35% 24% Network capacity: 82% 31% 26% 25% Management of big data: 72% 14% 33% 25% Private cloud computing: 67% 18% 24% 25% VIRTUALISATION VIRTUALISATION Server virtualisation: 83% 51% 13% 19% Storage virtualisation: 83% 38% 22% Server virtualisation is 23% Desktop virtualisation: 73% 29% 19% the most urgent 25% FLEXIBLE WORKING FLEXIBLE WORKING priority we identified, 69% Monitor/restrict employee non-work net… 18% 24% with half the 27% 67% Providing tablet computers to employees:… 18% 22% companies surveyed27%Providing smartphones to employees: 67% 27% 16% planning action on 24% Enabling flexible working: 63% 23% 19% it in the first21% quarter of 2012 Enterprise social media: 63% 21% 22% 20% Mobile apps for employees: 60% 13% 23% 24% CUSTOMER MOBILITY CUSTOMER MOBILITY Mobile optimisation of website: 71% 21% 27% 23% Mobile apps for customers: 70% 25% 20% 25% Mobile payments: 54% 20% 15% 19% OTHER TECHNOLOGIES Next generation/real-time analytics: 64% 17% 24% 23% Geo-mapping technology: 47% 10% 20% 17% Context-aware computing: 46% 10% 18% 18% 3D printing: 28% 8% 8% 12% 7 The % of the sample planning investments in the next 12 months
  8. 8. How the planned investments are spread throughout the year after Q1 Companies Companies Companies investing in 1-3 investing in 3-6 investing in 6-12 OPERATIONAL OPERATIONS months months months Improving security: 86% 27% 35% 24% Network capacity: 82% 31% 26% 25% Management of big data: 72% 14% 33% 25% Private cloud computing: 67% 18% 24% 25% VIRTUALISATION VIRTUALISATION Server virtualisation: 83% 51% 13% 19% Storage virtualisation: 83% 38% 22% 23% Desktop virtualisation: 73% 29% 19% 25% FLEXIBLE WORKING FLEXIBLE WORKING 69% Monitor/restrict employee non-work net… 18% 24% 27% 67% Providing tablet computers to employees:… 18% 22% 27%Providing smartphones to employees: 67% 27% 16% 24% Enabling flexible working: 63% 23% 19% 21% Enterprise social media: 63% 21% 22% 20% Mobile apps for employees: 60% 13% 23% 24% CUSTOMER MOBILITY CUSTOMER MOBILITY Mobile optimisation of website: 71% 21% 27% 23% Mobile apps for customers: 70% 25% 20% 25% Mobile payments: 54% 20% 15% 19% OTHER TECHNOLOGIES Next generation/real-time analytics: 64% 17% 24% 23% Geo-mapping technology: 47% 10% 20% 17% Context-aware computing: 46% 10% 18% 18% 3D printing: 28% 8% 8% 12% 8 The % of the sample planning investments in the next 12 months
  9. 9. Does this investment represent market growth? Companies Companies Companies Percentage where the area of investing in investing in investing in planned investment is new to 1-3 months 3-6 months 6-12 months the company OPERATIONAL Improving security 27% 35% 24% Network capacity 31% 26% 25% Management of big data 14% 33% 25% Private cloud computing 18% 24% 25% 43% VIRTUALISATION Server virtualisation 51% 13% 19% 22% Storage virtualisation 38% 22% 23% 30% Desktop virtualisation 29% 19% 25% 36% FLEXIBLE WORKINGMonitor/restrict employee non-work net use 18% 24% 27% 26% Providing tablet computers to employees 18% 22% 27% 52% Providing smartphones to employees 27% 16% 24% 28% The 2012 investment Enterprise social media 21% 22% 20% 40% agenda showing how Enabling flexible working 23% 19% 21% 27% each is prioritised over Mobile apps for employees 13% 23% 24% 47% the course of the year CUSTOMER MOBILITY Mobile optimisation of website 21% 27% 23% 42% Mobile apps for customers 25% 20% 25% 46% Mobile payments 20% 15% 19% 54% OTHER TECHNOLOGIES Next generation/real-time analytics 17% 24% 23% 31% Geo-mapping technology 10% 20% 17% 33% Context-aware computing 10% 18% 18% 39% 3D printing 8% 8% 12% 46% 9
  10. 10. Does this investment represent market growth? Companies Companies Companies investing in investing in Beyond key operational areasinvesting in network capacity, data (security, 1-3 months 3-6 months 6-12 months first-time investments in a number management), UK enterprises are making OPERATIONAL of areas in 2012. Notable examples where close to or over 50% of the enterprises surveyed will be new users are private cloud, tablets for Improving security employees, mobile 35% for employees and customers, mobile payments and 27% apps 24% Network capacity 3D printing 31% 26% 25% Management of big data 14% 33% 25% Private cloud computing 18% 24% 25% 43% VIRTUALISATION Server virtualisation 51% 13% 19% 22% Storage virtualisation 38% 22% 23% 30% Desktop virtualisation 29% 19% 25% 36% FLEXIBLE WORKINGMonitor/restrict employee non-work net use 18% 24% 27% 26% Providing tablet computers to employees 18% 22% 27% 52% Providing smartphones to employees 27% 16% 24% 28% Percentage where the Enterprise social media 21% 22% 20% 40% area of investment is new Enabling flexible working 23% 19% 21% 27% to the company Mobile apps for employees 13% 23% 24% 47% CUSTOMER MOBILITY Mobile optimisation of website 21% 27% 23% 42% Mobile apps for customers 25% 20% 25% 46% Mobile payments 20% 15% 19% 54% OTHER TECHNOLOGIES Next generation/real-time analytics 17% 24% 23% 31% Geo-mapping technology 10% 20% 17% 33% Context-aware computing 10% 18% 18% 39% 3D printing 8% 8% 12% 46% 10
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