MacCentral reports that the analysts have released a report taking a look at the dominant trends in the IT industry. The report covers over 85 areas, including wireless, telecoms and security. Its research indicates that buyers remain conservative in outlook; the return on technological investment being considered more important that strategic advantages.
The report confirms that the market remains soft, with Linux winning corporate loyalty and a retreat from Unix-based systems.
The analysts also consider the impact of converging technologies – wireless, telecoms and handheld PDAs becoming more similar with similar feature sets, for example.