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2014: More bad news coming for ‘old IT’ as cloud dominates

21st Dec `13, 07:48 PM in Sectors

Cloud and offshore delivery continue to drive down cost as companies look to shake off the shackles of…

BDMS
Guest Contributor
 

Cloud and offshore delivery continue to drive down cost as companies look to shake off the shackles of their existing tech infrastructure. The tech market is splitting into two – a fast growing cloud sector and a declining legacy element as companies look to dump their ageing infrastructure.

European analyst house Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC) said that while cloud computing, big data and mobile remain hot topics, changes in operating and delivery models – in particular cloud and offshore models – will continue to drive down cost. In a nutshell: users want to spend less on their legacy IT by moving to the cloud and are willing to invest the resulting savings on new projects.

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