Industry Trends Posts

  • Top 10 Challenges Facing Technology in 2023

    February 28, 2023 by Ashley Watters
    Learn more about the top 10 IT challenges facing information technology professionals in 2023 and become an expert in how to deal with them.
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  • Top 50 Cybersecurity Statistics, Figures and Facts

    January 27, 2023 by Ashley Watters
    Cybersecurity issues, such as data breaches, hacking and phishing, are posing an ever-increasing threat to organizations of all sizes. Read along to learn the top cybersecurity statistics and facts including the top network vulnerabilities, social engineering, penetration testing, compliance and more.
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Community Blogs of 2022

    December 15, 2022 by Meggy Kevkhishvili
    From cybersecurity lessons to workforce optimization to MSP sales strategies, CompTIA published more than 100 blogs in 2022 that can help your business. Check out our top 10 list and stay tuned for what’s to come in 2023!
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Membership Research Reports and Resources for 2022

    December 8, 2022 by Meggy Kevkhishvili
    Cybersecurity and emerging tech were top themes for CompTIA research and resources, but legal and business trends were also popular downloads in 2022.
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  • IT Industry Outlook: Channel Business Model Evolution Continues Apace

    November 22, 2022 by Carolyn April
    Data shows that companies in the business of technology are starting to think bigger again, rekindling some strategic initiatives and aspirations that may have been put on the back burner. Find out more about how channel firms are looking to evolve their business models in the coming year.
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  • Why PX Matters: How to Build Better Channel Partnerships

    August 4, 2022 by Michelle Lange
    Vendors and channel firms are vetting potential partners more thoroughly than ever and getting clearer on what they need out of these relationships, according to new CompTIA research presented at ChannelCon 2022.
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  • MSPs are Evolving to Meet New Market Demands; Here’s How

    August 4, 2022 by Louisa Fitzgerald
    MSPs worry about a lot of things—the changing customer, the need for employees with new and advanced technical skills and breaking into new markets, among others. And while these things may keep MSPs up at night, they also present business opportunities.
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  • Turning Inspiration into Innovation: Emerging Technology Trends in Managed Services for 2022

    April 14, 2022 by Carolyn April
    CompTIA’s Trends in Managed Services 2022 research finds MSP enthusiasm high for a wide range of innovative technologies to serve as a path for growth and profitability.
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  • 2022 SaaS Predictions: From Cloud Platforms to Security Services

    January 25, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    As business workforces continue to transform—think WFH and hybrid offices—SaaS applications are in more demand. We asked members of CompTIA’s Business Applications Advisory Council for their predictions for 2022. Here's what they said.
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  • 2022 Canadian Tech Predictions: From Collaboration to Virtual Desktops

    January 21, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    What near-term trends should Canada's MSPs, solution providers—and all tech companies—be aware of for 2022? We asked members of CompTIA’s Canadian Business Technology Community their thoughts for what to expect this year. Here’s what they had to say.
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  • 2022 Emerging Tech Predictions: From Blockchain to IoT

    January 20, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    Blockchain and IoT will continue to be hot topics for businesses this year. We asked members of CompTIA’s Blockchain Advisory Council and IoT Advisory Council for their thoughts on what to expect in 2022. Here’s what they had to say.
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  • 2022 Technology Industry Predictions: From Cybersecurity to WFH

    January 6, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    Leaders from CompTIA's communities and Industry Advisory Councils were asked for their tech industry predictions for 2022. Here's a look at their insights about cybersecurity, WFH, government regulations, consolidation, insurance and more.
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  • 2022 Cybersecurity Predictions: From AI Innovations to Vendor Visibility

    January 4, 2022 by Scott Campbell
    Businesses should expect even more ransomware and cybersecurity attacks in 2022, but advances in artificial intelligence innovations, increased regulations, and remote worker security investments will provide a bolstered defense, say CompTIA cybersecurity member leaders.
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  • 10 Important Cybersecurity Statistics from CompTIA for 2021

    December 23, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    Cybersecurity was a big focus for CompTIA in 2021, producing a tremendous volume of content and data detailing how MSPs and other technology companies are responding to the latest cyberattacks, ransomware, hacks, and other cybercriminal behavior. We picked 10 important cybersecurity statistics from the last 12 months, from businesses' current views on the state of their own cyber prowess, to carrying cyber insurance, to worries about being targeted.
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Membership Research Reports and Resources for 2021

    December 16, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    CompTIA's list of Top 10 Research and Resource articles for 2021 is a mix of toolkits, guides, and playbooks—all created to help tech businesses and IT pros improve their businesses and careers. Each one provides valuable data and insights into the IT industry, with a focus on cybersecurity, emerging technology, workforce trends, and public sector.
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Membership Blogs of 2021

    December 14, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    The list of CompTIA's Top 10 membership blogs for 2021 includes a diverse mix of content focused on four overarching themes: emerging technologies, cybersecurity, solutions selling and the tech workforce. The articles feature business-building insights, market analysis, and highlights of CompTIA research, events, and member-created resources.
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  • The Top 10 CompTIA Connect Videos of 2021

    December 9, 2021 by Scott Campbell
    From live (and then archived) business-building events to weekly series that covered the tech industry's biggest trends to special episodes that helped showcase the power of vendors, distributors, and solution providers, here are the Top 10 videos from the CompTIA Connect YouTube channel for 2021.
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  • CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2022: A Return to Strategy

    November 23, 2021 by Carolyn April
    After nearly two years of economic uncertainty, signs now point to investment, increased budgets, and the pursuit of technical and business innovation that pairs well with the direction the industry is heading, according to CompTIA's Carolyn April.
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  • 2022 Trends Illustrate Tech is Bigger Than Sum of Its Parts

    November 16, 2021 by Seth Robinson
    There are many signals suggesting that technology’s early stages are coming to an end, and CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2022 looks at how a more mature tech sector is impacting the rest of the economy.
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  • For Local Governments, Every Month Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    October 29, 2021 by Dr. Alan R. Shark
    CompTIA's 2021 National Survey of Local Government Cybersecurity and Cloud Initiatives provides a snapshot of cybersecurity programs, issues and priorities in cities and counties. The findings confirm that a wide variety of management and policy issues are impacting the cybersecurity posture for many local governments.
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  • 4 Steps to Building Better Cybersecurity

    October 12, 2021 by Seth Robinson
    CompTIA’s State of Cybersecurity 2021 report finds there is a growing sense of unease with cybersecurity practices. To address all aspects of cybersecurity, businesses need to rethink their approach from the ground up.
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  • Translating MSP Trends into MSP Opportunity

    May 27, 2021 by Louisa Fitzgerald
    MSPs must continue to evolve in order to stay competitive. Learn how your technology business can drive growth with new opportunities based on 2021 trends in managed services.
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  • The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: 2021 Help Desk Trends

    April 8, 2021 by Ashley Watters
    As the pressure to innovate takes focus away from certain core technical support functions, CompTIA’s newest research suggests that the need for help desk support is more important than ever.
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  • IT Supply Chain Threats: Who is Responsible for Securing Our Technology?

    March 9, 2021 by Ashley Watters
    State-sponsored cyber-attacks can be seen as an act of war, with far greater implications than an attempt to steal company information. So now, we face the question: Whose responsibility is it to secure our technology?
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  • Advance the Business of Technology with CompTIA Membership

    February 26, 2021 by Emily Matzelle
    Becoming CompTIA member means access to perks, discounts, and a variety of other benefits. But it's so much more than that: CompTIA membership is the first step on your journey to help advance the business of technology and make your mark on the industry. Find out how.
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