CIO - Cloud computing services (60 percent), business intelligence (51 percent), and business process management (51 percent) are among the leading technology priorities of interest to IT professionals in the coming year, according to an exclusive survey among 797 CIO.com visitors involved in technology purchases at their organizations. The survey, conducted earlier this summer, also finds more IT buyers interested in cloud computing services and open source technologies than last year. Six out of 10 respondents count cloud services among the infrastructure technologies on their radar (36 percent) actively researching (24 percent), up from 46 percent in a similar survey conducted in November, 2008. Open source technologies are on the radar screens or under investigation for nearly half of IT buyers surveyed (48 percent), up from 37 percent eight months ago.
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