What’s Your Top Tech Trend & IT Priority for 2019?

Just as every business is unique, so are priorities for each new year. And when it comes to the top tech trend and IT priority for companies? The answers are widely diverse—but equally intriguing.

We talked to tech leaders from companies all over the globe to share their thoughts on the top tech trends and priorities for 2019. What would you add to the list?

What do you see as the top tech trend of 2019?

More movement towards hybrid clouds.

Ben Moore, lead systems engineer, Preferred Mutual

Application Integration will be the top tech trend. Enterprises are completely or partially moving to the cloud, but until and unless there is integration between cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-on-prem, there is of no use.”

Debajit Banerjee, Technology Principal Consultant, SAP

AI will be getting used more and more for many different types of applications.

Joe Inocencio, Incident Manager, Mitel Inc.

Complete VM platform with full (VMware) Horizon 7 image platform.
—Will Kass, senior network administrator, Cook MyoSite

Containers for their versatility.

Chad Dorr, senior server analyst, UW Health

What is your top business priority of 2019?

End-user experience. We are currently working on making it as seamless as possible, no matter if they are using desktop, thin client or VDI.

Jesus (Paco) Villarreal, Server Operations Manager, JBS USA

Efficiency to get the most bang for the buck.

Mike O’Rourke, director of information technology, Lighthouse Resources Inc.

VMware Cloud.

Kiran Kumar, consultant, SAP Labs India