In this series, we look at the responses to our IT Priorities survey to find out just what business professionals around the world -- and in specific regions -- see to be their most important IT issues. These articles drill down into the wealth of data we've collected to bring you new insights around what your peers are thinking and doing. Stay tuned for more coverage.
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Cloud computing has been a reoccurring theme at the ZDNet IT Priorities Roundtable discussions, and in Taiwan, the panellists were more keen than most to locate their corporate data somewhere it could be easily accessed, regardless of its geographic location.
The Malaysian ICT market is expected to bounce back to double-digit growth in 2010 after shrinking by 3 per cent last year, according to an IDC analyst attending the first ZDNet IT Priorities Roundtable discussion, held in Kuala Lumpur last Thursday.
At the Gartner Symposium/ITExpo 2009 in Orlando, Fla., Peter Sondergaard, a senior vice president of research at Gartner, says 2009 was the worst spending cycle ever. He adds that Silicon Valley will no longer be in charge of the rebound and emerging regions will drive IT spending and how it's deployed.