Topic: coronavirus

IT spending to drop by 15.5% this year, recent data shows

IT spending has dropped by 8% this year due to the effects of the coronavirus outbreak, and is expected to keep going down, according to data from investment company LearnBonds. Companies are expected to drastically cut down on their technology budgets to only essential IT costs.  By the end of 2018, global spending on IT … continue reading

Coronavirus and IT operations

Businesses can plan for changes that might occur because of a natural disaster, an election that brings a change of government, and other environmental and technological developments. However, the global pandemic from the spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), known as COVID-19, has forced every business to consider how to respond … continue reading

UPDATE: Vendors step in to help newly remote workforces

UPDATED: To help ease the burden on companies as they go remote, a number of companies are releasing new services, or making current services free for a period of time. Here are a few highlights: Atlassian will make its remote-focused software available for free. Companies will now be able to get cloud-based versions of Jira … continue reading

Business continuity planning during COVID-19

Every IT organization needs to have a disaster recovery and business continuity plan in place. That’s not a new concept, but with the global emergence of a new strain of coronavirus, dubbed COVID-19, now is a good time to revisit those plans and ensure that your company can continue operating even in the worst-case scenario.  … continue reading Protection Status

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