May 2, 2012 – Enterprise tech investment is expected to go up in the next six months, giving a boost to the overall confidence of the IT industry, according to a new quarterly analysis from tech advocacy and training association CompTIA.

The latest CompTIA “IT Industry Business Confidence Index” assessed input and views from more than 400 information technology providers over the first three months of 2012. Survey results registered 43 percent of IT firms with intentions to increase investments in new products and business lines over the next six months. In a separate survey question, 42 percent of IT firms plan to raise their investment in technological upgrades and innovation, according to CompTIA. Noted areas of expanded spending for the rest of 2012 included building out cloud data centers and upgrading professional service automation solutions. 

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