Technology has been ever evolving, but in the past few years it has picked an unimaginable pace. The world of IT is characterized by ever increasing complexities, but the good thing is that it simplifies life for the users. Though the outbreak of COVID-19 has casted its own impact, with the concept of virtual and contactless world. Since 2020, we have learned and unlearned many things, but 2022 came with some relief for the individuals and the businesses. 2023 is just around the corner and now is time to take a look at the trends that will shape technology adoption and how it will impact the businesses in the coming year.
How promising would the trends be for cloud, multi cloud, IoT, sustainability, cybersecurity, NaaS, emphasis on reduced carbon footprint and the skills gap or will there be a slowdown in some areas, what would it be in 2023 in actual, time only will tell. But, below are the expected trends from the industry leaders, for the business leaders and the channel, so that they are prepared for 2023 and make the most out of it. Wishing the readers, a Safe and Happy 2023!
As we enter 2023, the events of the last couple of years have left their mark with staffing shortages, inflationary pressures, supply chain disruption, and geo-political unrest. The network now plays an even stronger role, powering the transformation journey that’s needed to thrive during uncertainty and preparing organizations for what comes next in 2023. With an intensified focus on end user quality of experience while increasing protection from cyberattacks, IT will look to a single centralized management system with visibility across the network and the ability to configure edge-to-cloud QoS and security policies. Read More
2023 looks hopeful for those operating in the channel, as the role of resellers is set to strengthen. As businesses look towards new channel ecosystems where partners will take on increasingly important roles, it’s vital that you arm yourself with the right insights and offerings to underpin emerging services such as NaaS. In order to achieve this, and truly unlock competitive advantage by addressing your customers’ most pressing needs, you must find ways to close the IT skills gap and build out a resilient and talented workforce. Read More
Robotics-powered cleaning, which characterizes higher efficiency, lower labour requirements and reduced costs, is among the niche offerings sought by owners in the UAE. As a result Amantra FM expects trends to shift in favour of differentiated services that lead to demonstrable outcomes as top priorities in the UAE. One can expect over 10% industry growth in 2023. Read More
The fact that technology has become pervasive in our personal and work lives is not news. This is largely due to the benefits that new technologies bring to business and citizens around the world in delivering new, more effective, and increasingly efficient services. However, the depth of technology’s integration into our lives, advances in its capabilities, and heightened awareness of its implications in society are also greater than ever and continue to accelerate. Given this, many of the broad macro trends around the globe – spanning geopolitical issues, economic uncertainty, environmental concerns, and human rights – have implications for all technology sectors, the security industry included. Sustainability will continue to be in demand with climate change at the forefront. Also, there will be an increased regulatory focus during solution deployment. Read More
Partners will need, want, and ask for a lot more help on the technical side, as their business models shift to a services-oriented model. Their business will depend on their ability to provide high-value services that drive customer success. That means rethinking our enablement programs and increasing our investments in enablement so we can deliver better training not just to our customers, but also to our partners. Read More
Vectra AI is sceptical about 2023 in terms of rise in unknown threats. It also warns that skills shortage will lead to a talent war, and more collaboration is needed to prevent supply chain attacks. Read More
Trust the Cloud to Help Manage Uncertainty in 2023. I anticipate cloud adoption will continue to accelerate in 2023 because of supply-chain issues requiring buyers to look beyond on premises hardware to ease procurement challenges and the need to pursue aggressive sustainability objectives. The rapid adoption of multiple clouds is even more interesting. Last year, I noted that sustainability was increasing in importance, but it has been interesting to see the level of sustainability specifications and feature granularity that buyers now demand when making purchasing decisions. Read More