As the IT world bids adieu to 2014, enterprises and IT pros are left wondering which direction the industry will go next. Last year, our experts predicted big things for big data, a stronger emphasis on security and a movement toward platform services, among other insights. And for the most part, their predictions were right on the money.
The need to house big data certainly didn’t decrease and developers continued to try to find new ways to meet demands. Cloud security was a hot-button issue in 2014, as hackers claimed major retail breaches at Target and Home Depot, the iCloud hack and, most recently, the Sony Pictures’ attack.
This year, we asked our experts the following question: Which new technologies will take off in 2015 or challenge the status quo? Here’s what to expect.