Lasso Your Key IT Mandates for 2012 with IBM Software Solutions [IBM]

The complexity and demands on CIOs worldwide continues to grow exponentially, making executing your strategy and vision more difficult than ever. IBM recently surveyed more than 3,000 CIOs in more than 71 countries in 18 industries and the results are revealing.

Four key considerations that leading CIOs identified as mandates for IT leaders in 2012 include: Leverage, Expand, Transform and Pioneer.

The “Essential CIO” whitepaper provides insight into how leading organizations are enacting these four key mandates and why they matter in the coming year. Whether its *big data*, *cloud*, *storage solutions* or *security*, IBM meets the need and arms customers like you with the plan and artillery to be competitive in the new and relatively unknown landsape of IT in 2012. In addition to our comprehensive CIO Essentials Roadmap for 2012 resource, our Softchoice Advisor blog presents a brief overview of how IBM’s solutions match brilliantly to the key mandates and goals for CIOs around the globe.

Expand Data Management Solutions

Powerful data can bring great advantages including identifying opportunity, key action, and avoiding bumps in the road. Securing this investment is key. Tivoli Storage Manager and IBM’s  InfoSphere Optim Data Growth can both assist with taming and understanding rampant data growth with enterprise-proven archiving strategies. IBM can help you transform your data security approach by lowering cost, managing risk and bringing agility to your storage infrastructure.

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