Broadband hasn't been more than a blip on the retail radar screen, but that's about to change. According to a recent series of reports by Forrester Research Inc., Web retailers will have to upgrade their websites to address the demands and needs of broadband shoppers or risk missing out on this potentially lucrative segment of the market.
When push comes to shove, companies are going to invest in technologies that will generate revenue now, rather than those that will keep the business alive down the road. According to a recent survey by Gartner Inc., one in three U.S. companies would suffer critical losses during a disaster because their recovery plans are not fully funded. Gartner surveyed more than 200 business/IT executives with knowledge of their company's disaster recovery plans.