December 8, 2011 – Mass amounts of information will dominate data structures in 2012, setting up the year as a tipping point for information control, IT budgets and adoption of cloud and mobile devices, according to predictions from Gartner Research.

Among its more than 70 predictions for 2012 and beyond, Gartner foresees next year as the starting point of big decisions – and missteps – in dealing with record-high volumes of data. To deal with that information glut, global enterprises will make more moves during the year to new mobile capabilities and deployment to the cloud in the year ahead, said Daryl Plummer, managing VP and Gartner fellow, said in a news release on the predictions for 2012.

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