INAP State of IT Infrastructure Management 2020

IT Infrastructure & The Pandemic: Learn What’s Changed in Tech, and What You Should Do Next

In 2020, IT leaders are reevaluating their infrastructure strategies to accommodate new challenges brought on by the pandemic. In this new report, INAP explores the accelerating shift to hybrid infrastructure solutions, how IT professionals are supporting the changing workplace and economy, and the outlook for the profession at large.

Tech Leaders Share Shifting Migration Plans, New Priorities & Top Challenges

Hear from the professionals responsible for keeping their companies functioning and for leading the digital transformations to face whatever is next.

  • The pandemic is prompting a majority of companies to accelerate or kickstart cloud and colocation migrations.
  • IT teams are reevaluating how they approach a remote workforce and a global economy increasingly reliant on digital services.
  • Despite the troubling times, optimism among IT teams has remained relatively strong
  • As we enter 2021, the challenges of remote work and accelerated digital transformation initiatives will remain at the forefront for IT infrastructure managers across the globe
“At every level of the economy and society, IT infrastructure and the professionals tasked with operating it are keeping the world moving in 2020. The results of our survey indicate that the hybrid infrastructure future is becoming a reality a lot sooner for many organizations.”

Michael Sicoli

INAP President and CEO

About the Report

The data reflected in this report was derived from a survey of 500 IT infrastructure managers and senior leaders employed full-time at companies in the U.S. with greater than 100 employees. Any employees of cloud and data center service providers were excluded. Commissioned by INAP and facilitated by Pollfish in August 2020, the survey’s margin of error is +/- 5 percent at the 95 percent confidence level

Are You Ready to Tackle 2021?

INAP’s new report explores the pandemic’s impact on IT infrastructure planning and what professionals expect in the coming months. Download the report to learn how to better navigate change.


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