Outlook 2009: Top 10 enterprise technologies

By : |December 9, 2008 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: The year 2009 is barely a few weeks away! It is also the time of the year that we look at what could the top 10 enterprise technologies of interest for the CIO community over the coming year.

We spoke with some CIOs to get their impressions about the enterprise technologies to watch out for in 2009. Here are some reactions from V.S. Manikkam of Henkel and Sandeep Kothari, AGM-IT, The Bombay Store, respectively.

V.S. Manikkam, Head, IT, Henkel Information Technology
1. Virtualization: Storage, computing and data center.
2. Document/Content/E-mail management: Active, repository, archiving and digital preservation.
3. Legacy application: Modernization and upgrade.
4. Networking: Voice and data communications and unified communications.
5. Web 2.0: Services, collaboration technologies and social computing.
6. Green IT: Technologies and Solutions.
7. Identity and Access Management.
8. Geospatial Analysis and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
9. Business Intelligence and Analytical Applications.
10. Mobile Workforce Enablement.

Sandeep Kothari, AGM-IT, The Bombay Store

1. Data Center Rationalization
2. Virtualization
3. Open-Source Migration
4. Custom applications rationalization
5. SaaS Adoption
6. IT Security
7. Innovation in Offshoring/Outsourcing contracts
8. Metrics based IT Management
9. License negotiations
10. Enterprise Architecture



 CIOs, do you agree with these selections? Let us have your thoughts at the earliest!

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