JumpCloud Survey: Fears around shadow IT and demand for simplification

The newest edition of JumpCloud's SME IT Trends Report, “Detours Ahead: How IT Navigates an Evolving World is out today. This biannual survey of IT teams at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) reveals how IT pros are responding to the growing threat of shadow IT and AI, how teams manage complicated device and IT environments, the relationship between IT and managed service providers (MSPs) and IT's biggest challenges and preferences.

“IT teams are dealing with many...

IDC predicts cloud infrastructure spending this year will hit $90.2B

IDC forecasts that cloud infrastructure spending will exceed $90 billion in 2022.

In Q1 2022, IDC found that spending on compute and storage infrastructure products for cloud deployments – including dedicated and shared environments – increased 17.2 percent year-over-year to $18.3 billion.

The firm’s analysts note the strong growth is despite “tight supply of some system components and disruptions in transportation networks.”

Dedicated cloud...