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IT Spending Not a Total Disaster

In this economy, we've stopped buying lots of things -- Hummers, boats and Moet et Chandon, to name a few. And IT slowed down, too, in many cases buying only the real essentials, like disks, replacement servers and security software.

But soon, tight-fisted CIOs might just open up to new purchases, or so says Robert Half Technology. Hot areas of investment include the aforementioned security, followed closely by virtualization and tools to make datacenters more efficient.

If you had a growing IT budget, what would you buy first? Shopping lists welcome at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 05/29/2009 at 1:16 PM


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