BLUE BELL, Pa., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced its technology predictions for 2011. Over the next year, Unisys predicts, six disruptive technology trends that are reshaping the IT industry will move into greater everyday use in the enterprise as organizations seek practical ways to make their end users more productive and their mission-critical systems more secure and cost-efficient.
"Practicality will be the theme in 2011 as organizations seek a tangible and rapid return on their IT investments," said Fred Dillman, Unisys chief technology officer. "With tight cost controls remaining an everyday fact of life, organizations are looking for technologies that save money, increase worker productivity, and solve pressing security issues. We expect to see organizations make highly targeted investments in emerging technologies for very practical uses in mission-critical environments."
Six Technology Trends for a More Productive, Cost-Efficient Enterprise
From its perspective as a provider of mission-critical services and solutions, Unisys sees six technology trends as key to reshaping the delivery of critical IT services to employees and end users:
1. Cloud Computing will accelerate from pilots to production, with private clouds leading the way. Many organizations remain concerned about shifting their mission-critical workloads and sensitive data to public cloud-based environments. This has limited some cloud applications to test and development environments.
Over the next 12 months Unisys expects organizations to implement private cloud computing environments for specific production-based applications. This, Unisys says, will be a key steppingstone to broader
|SOURCE Unisys Corporation|
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