This report investigates the opportunities for software and IT services companies in 2012 and beyond, and analyses how the United Kingdom, United States and Australia compare and contrast, to identify important trends that highlight the opportunities and threats to the sector over the next 12 months.
Customer interest in public cloud storage is increasing, driven by the promise of affordable, elastic
storage for archiving, backup/recovery, and disaster purposes. To understand the types of offerings
available and to assist buyers with purchasing decisions Computerworld has prepared a public
cloud storage buyers guide.
New software delivery models, leaner and faster development methodologies, emerging mobile
apps and the impact of open source are all key trends changing the way software will be procured
in the future. To help organisations understand this changing landscape and to provide a framework for procurement Computerworld has created an enterprise buyers guide which includes the top technology
trends in applications, programming, architectures and methodologies. It profiles the software vendors to watch, addresses the security concerns caused by Web 2.0 and examines the impact of Open Source Software (OSS).
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