I agree with many of Mr. Herrod’s predictions in terms of technology. Consider the change in the IT ecosystems you work with/in that would be required to bring the value of these upcoming trends to your customers.
The enterprise industry is another year older … and hopefully somewhat wiser. Here’s what enterprise watchers should expect to see in 2015.
More cyber attacks
Sadly, this is an easy one. As bad as 2014 has been, and it has been bad, we’re just seeing the tip of the iceberg. Given the steady increase in value going through our systems (credit cards numbers, personal information, IP), organized crime and nation-sponsored attacks will continue to rise in quantity and sophistication. The current approaches to security clearly aren’t cutting it, which is why the security space is one of my biggest personal focus areas. (Full disclosure I’m an investor in Illumio, Menlo Security and ThreatStream, all companies in this space.)
AWS pushes further into the enterprise
Almost every startup that we fund today is using [company]Amazon[/company] Web Services, but it’s interesting to see AWS creep further into the medium and larger companies that dominate IT…
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