"The economy may not pull tech spending down with it. But for many IT managers, frugality is now in order." So screams the cover of the October 27th issue of Computerworld, adding to the list of tech publications that point out that it's now the time to get more out of what you have. The full article, Economy puts IT in penny-pinching mode, can be read here.
Computerworld does state that Gartner still expects IT spending to grow by small amounts this quarter and during 2009, but says projects with high price tags and lengthy returns on investments may be a hard sell internally." The article quotes Blair Mandryk, Global IT manager at Haworth, as saying "the business is still expecting IT to deliver, so without having the money to do it, you have to find creative ways." That is part of what is driving PerfectDisk's increased interest and calls to our sales' department.
Meet creativity, AKA smart defragmentation with PerfectDisk.