“Gartner sees cloud technology as the foundation for the other key forces affecting enterprise IT at the moment: mobile, social and big data,” Savitz reports.
Some other key points from Sondergaard’s wide-ranging talk on the state of the IT landscape:
• In 2016, over 1.6 billion smart mobile devices will be purchased globally
• Apple iPads will be more common in businesses than BlackBerries within two years
• In 2016, half of all non-PC devices in businesses will be purchased by employees; by end of the decade half of all devices will be purchased by employees
More key points in the full article here.