According to vendor-independent analyst firm CMS Watch, a general lack of system and administrative services threatens to undermine the benefits of improved collaboration and networking from social software technologies.
An IT analyst warns that a lack of configuration, lifecycle, back-up and other services could doom social networking applications. Customers should not automatically assume modules from their current vendors are better integrated than apps from smaller players
The telecommunications services provider expects increasing use of higher performance computing will drive demand for new data centre facilities. It will be built to new energy and water efficiency standards.