2021 Global Tech Outlook | IT World Insights

A Red Hat® report

Each year, Red Hat surveys Information Technology (IT) leaders and decision makers to learn about their digital transformations, and what their technology goals and priorities are for the coming year. This year, we added some questions about how the global pandemic is affecting technology planning for 2021. In July through September, we surveyed 1,470 IT professionals, mostly from companies with more than $100 million in annual revenue. They were a mix of Red Hat customers and a broader industry panel.

So what are the 2021 IT trends? And how do they seem to be shifting in response to COVID-19 and other factors? The importance of innovation and security were constant themes. Read on to understand the six main conclusions we gleaned from the survey.

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