Mobility Buying Trends Vary by Industry and Size

Kathryn Weldon
Kathryn Weldon

Summary Bullets:

  • Mobility spending plans are trending up, with 73% of companies planning to increase mobility spending over the next 12 months, 25% planning to spend at the same rate, and only 2% planning to spend less.
  • Just how much companies plan to increase mobility budgets, however, varies by company size, region, and industry.

A recent Current Analysis survey, completed in August, asked 650 companies about their use of transformational services including cloud, collaboration, and mobility services. Mobility was not the highest priority for IT budgets, with cloud and IT security services ranking higher in strategic importance on a scale of 1 to 7, with “1” the highest and “7” the lowest ranking. Both big data and data center initiatives ranked about the same as mobility (averaging about a 4 out of 7), but mobility budgets were on the rise; over 70% of the companies surveyed plan to increase their spending over the next 12 months. Continue reading “Mobility Buying Trends Vary by Industry and Size”