Cloud computing is one area where IT spending is set to rise, although mainstream adoption is some way off.
Among the drivers are lowered and simplified software costs, quick deployment and the data explosion.
In this Quick Poll, Reseller News asks where local businesses are at with adoption, and investigates the level of demand among cloud service providers.
Let us know where your firm is at with adopting this model, by voting at reseller.co.nz
In our previous Quick Poll, we canvassed readers' views on the trend toward mergers and acquisitions brought about by the recession.
The largest proportion (47 percent), said such transactions were a part of everyday business, and positive outcomes were just as common as negative ones.
Another 20 percent said opportunities to be efficient in business shouldn't just arise under a merger scenario.