What To Expect In 2014
Managed services is a hot area in IT for 2014, especially as the lines between cloud and managed services continue to blur.
According to Exton, Pa.-based Bentley Systems, a software maker with a managed services practice, companies are progressively turning to their software providers to manage infrastructure, software and almost everything else. Brian Robins, director of business development for managed services at Bentley, believes that managed services and cloud will unavoidably come together. "Managed services is like a stepping stone to cloud, but as cloud services customers are looking for adoption and utilization rates to improve [their businesses], it doesn’t happen by itself," said Robins.
Read on to find out the top five trends for managed services in 2014.