INAP In the News: Roundup of Coverage of INAP’s Third Annual State of IT Infrastructure Management Report—IT Infrastructure & The Pandemic


Dec 22, 2020

INAP’s third-annual State of IT Infrastructure Management report, with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on IT infrastructure, has garnered interest from a number of tech news outlets.

The survey report delves into how IT leaders are reevaluating their infrastructure strategies to accommodate new challenges brought on by the pandemic. If you have not read the new report yet, you can learn more and download it here.

Check out the analysis of the survey results from the following tech news outlets:

Information security site Help Net Security published a feature on the new report, homing in on the expedited shift to hybrid infrastructure and the challenges of report work.

“It’s no surprise that the primary pain points IT teams face for the remainder of the year surround troubleshooting new and changing environments, such as modifying network strategies for the return to an office (or staying permanently remote) and setting up help desk support.”

Read the full story at helpnetsecurity.com.

Tech news site BetaNews highlighted the key findings of the report with a focus on off-premise migrations.

“A new report from hybrid infrastructure solutions provider INAP shows that 54 percent of tech leaders say the pandemic has motivated their organization to move applications and workloads off-premise.”

Read the full story at betanews.com.

CIO & Leader, a publication for technology decision makers, covered the highlights of the survey, including a quote from INAP President and CEO Mike Sicoli.

“At every level of the economy and society, IT infrastructure and the professionals tasked with operating it are keeping the world moving in 2020,” said Michael Sicoli, President and CEO of INAP. “The results of our survey indicate that the hybrid infrastructure future is becoming a reality a lot sooner for many organizations. As we enter 2021, the technology challenges presented by remote work and accelerated digital transformation initiatives will remain at the forefront for IT infrastructure managers, and as a result, technology professionals have solidified their position as an essential workforce.”

Read the full story at cioandleader.com.

Explore additional coverage below:

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