January 13, 2012, 11:01 AM — Despite economic uncertainty at home and abroad, enterprises IT budgets grew in 2011, although not by very much.
So, what's on tap for 2012? In this package of stories, Network World and IDG News Service reporters provide a roadmap for the new year.
They first explain the minefield that is the security arena where employees are bringing in new devices like it is a classroom show and tell. And as those devices come into the enterprise, we explain how those devices are changing the way we work. We also talk with a CIO who complains about the young 20-somethings jumping ship, leaving him with the mop to swab the deck.
The PDF report also reveals the five major changes expected in the Internet this year and technologies that are set to revolutionize servers. Plus, we measure the extent of cloud computing's impact, and why virtual desktops and flat networks may be in your plans this year.