There’s no doubt that the last year has been one of the most challenging inside and out of IT in recent memory. Nevertheless, even in the most trying of times there are still plenty of IT things to be thankful for, the top ten of which we’ve identified in this slideshow.
The good news is that no matter how challenging things get, IT professionals can be thankful that IT has never been more integral to this business than it is today.
Click through for 10 things IT professionals can be thankful for this year.
IT is more complex to manage than ever, keeping demand for skilled IT people high.
IT is cool again anywhere, anytime.
Not too many people really question the business value of IT these days.
Re-engineering delivery of IT as true service is long overdue.
Modern servers significantly reduce power consumption across the data center.
Not sure what to do with it all just yet, but it makes IT more important.
Improves application performance by an order of magnitude.
Easier to integrate applications than ever.
Whistleblower shines a spotlight on abuse of H-1B visa program.
An improving economy lifts transaction processing, even if it does now start on “Black Thursday,” aka Thanksgiving.