According to TechTarget’s “Technology Priorities for 2013” survey, the top priority of IT managers is data protection. The survey of 3,282 global IT managers also revealed that server virtualization and network-based security are other key concerns.
However, compliance also ranked high among IT managers’ top priorities, with 36% of the survey respondents planning to start a compliance project this year. The survey states, “Compliance strategy was ranked higher than most other broad initiatives within IT, such as cloud computing and big data.” According to the survey, “This is likely because compliance violations hit businesses where it counts.”
For more information, download the “Technology Priorities for 2013” survey.