10. Big Bucks from Backup
Storage was another area where many more VARs expect their sales to increase next year. All told, 71 percent expect revenue to increase, up from 53 percent that saw it increase this year. The number of VARs who expect storage sales to decrease also fell from 10 percent to 3 percent.
Backup and recovery software solutions were chosen as the top focus by VARs within the storage category, with nearly 60 percent expecting to increase their focus in that area.