Published SWC Surveys

Technology is every bit as important to small and mid-size organizations as it is to much larger entities.  Yet, most of the information about trends in technology is geared toward the Fortune 500 or global enterprises. With the SWC Technology Trends survey we seek to gather data that reflects the decisions and direction of the SMB market.

Downloadable Results

SWC Technology Trend Survey 2012SWC Tech Trend Survey 2012
SWC’s Tech Trends survey reflects the opinions of mid-market IT and business leaders on the technologies, strategies and tactics that are creating the greatest impact on their businesses. This year’s findings reveal a respondent group that reports further growth and optimism and are greatly challenged in “keeping up” with technology today.


SWC Technology Trend Survey 2011SWC Tech Trend Survey 2011
More than 210 mid-market IT and business leaders responded to the 2011 SWC Technology Trends Survey.  Commissioned to understand how the market evolved in a post-recession economy this report concluded that the value of technology starts at the top.


SWC Technology Trends Survey 2009SWC Tech Trend Survey 2009
The 2009 survey gauged the moods of 170 IT decision makers of mid-size businesses and divulges which projects held top priority, were expected to deliver the greatest ROI and how organizations would be reshaped in the wake of the recession.


SWC Surveys in the Press

Midsize Companies Struggle with Tech Challenges
by Dennis McCafferty


SWC Technology Partners NetworkWorld LogoSMBs Just Aren’t Into the Cloud
by Chris Nerney


SWC Technology Partners ComputerWorld LogoSurvey: Value of the Cloud, Telecommuting Overstated
by Shane O’Neill


SWC Technology Partners CIO-com LogoSurvey: Value of the Cloud, Telecommuting Overstated
by Shane O’Neill


SWC Technology Partners InfoWorld Logo The Real Reason Midsize Companies Avoid the Cloud
by David Linthicum


SWC Technology Partners TMCnet-com LogoSWC Technology Partners Survey Reveals Secrets to Success for Mid-Market Business
by TMCnet.com


SWC Technology Partners Internet Evolution LogoSecurity, Staffing Top Midmarket Concerns
by Michael Singer


SWC Technology Partners eWeek-com LogoSecurity a Top IT Priority, Survey Finds
by Nathan Eddy


SWC Technology Partners CIOzone LogoSmaller Companies’ Biggest IT Priority Is… Security?
by meggebrech