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Spiceworks Interop 2012


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Presentation by Reginald Herde, Spiceworks Marketing Director regarding the State of SMB IT Report 1H 2012

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Spiceworks Interop 2012

  1. 1. State of SMB IT 1H 2012Semi-Annual Report on Small and Medium Business Technology Plans and Purchase Intent Reginald Herde Director of Marketing, Spiceworks
  2. 2. Joining Me Today John McCawley, CEO Verecloud Bob Beatty, IT Director Haas and WilkersonBrad Cogswell, Technology Manager McIntosh & Associates
  3. 3. Summary FindingsStrong Hiring, Stronger SpendingCloud and VirtualizationTechnologies Continue to GrowBYOD (Bring Your Own Device) isa Fact of LifeTablets are Finding Their Space
  4. 4. SMB IT Budgets Continue to GrowAverage Planned Budgets and Percent Adding Staff Over Time (000’s) IT Staff Changes in Next 6 Months
  5. 5. Budget Allocation Remains ConsistentAllocation of Annual IT Budget Over Time
  6. 6. New Hardware Dominates Spend2012 Allocation of Annual IT Budget
  7. 7. Cloud Adoption Outlook Remains StrongCloud Adoption Over Time
  8. 8. Services in the Cloud… or Not.Top IT Services
  9. 9. Virtualization Reaches MainstreamAdoption of Virtualization since 2010
  10. 10. SMBs Deepen Reliance on Virtualization Average Number of Application64% of SMBs Virtualize Today Categories Virtualized Over Time
  11. 11. SMBs Deepen Reliance on Virtualization Application Categories Today and Planned for the Next 6 Month (by those Virtualizing Today)
  12. 12. BYOD Trend is Here to StayBYOD in SMBs Attitudes toward Managing BYOD Devices
  13. 13. SMBs Love Their Tablets Current and Planned By Company SizeDeployment of Tablets
  14. 14. Background & Methodology
  15. 15. About SpiceworksSpiceworks is the world’s largest social business platformfor IT, connecting over 2 million IT professionals with morethan 900 technology brands. By combining aFacebook-like community with free IT managementsoftware, Spiceworks helps businesses to discover, buyand manage over $351 billion worth of technologyproducts and services each year.For more information, please visit
  16. 16. Get the report… Thank you for your time…