Based on an extensive online survey on investment plans for infrastructure management and storage software in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan), IDC found that end users of infrastructure management software are continuing to adopt technology for greater efficiency and effectiveness. Over 63 percent of respondents see the software as an important investment purchase. These include systems management, network management and storage software.

"Heterogeneous storage environments resulting from departmental, branch, or post-merger consolidation present challenges to end-users; as such, IDC expects the storage management software investments to be a critical priority moving forward. However, the end-users do meet some challenges," says Ullrich Loeffler, Market Analyst, Software, IDC New Zealand.

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