Most Profitable (Recession-Proof) Products

By Lawrence Walsh  |  Posted 2008-09-23 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Dow Jones is bleeding billions, but solution providers say key technologies continue to drive strong profitability. Here are the top 10 technologies according to Channel Insider readers.

Solution providers, integrators and IT services companies are beginning to feel the pinch of the down economy. Only one out of two solution providers believes they will make their revenue and profit targets this year and only one-quarter says they’re making their sales targets. Despite economic challenges, solution providers participating in the Channel Insider 2008 Midyear Outlook survey say the following top 10 technologies remain in high demand and produce healthy profits.

 
 
 
 
Lawrence Walsh Lawrence Walsh is editor of Baseline magazine, overseeing print and online editorial content and the strategic direction of the publication. He is also a regular columnist for Ziff Davis Enterprise's Channel Insider. Mr. Walsh is well versed in IT technology and issues, and he is an expert in IT security technologies and policies, managed services, business intelligence software and IT reseller channels. An award-winning journalist, Mr. Walsh has served as editor of CMP Technology's VARBusiness and GovernmentVAR magazines, and TechTarget's Information Security magazine. He has written hundreds of articles, analyses and commentaries on the development of reseller businesses, the IT marketplace and managed services, as well as information security policy, strategy and technology. Prior to his magazine career, Mr. Walsh was a newspaper editor and reporter, having held editorial positions at the Boston Globe, MetroWest Daily News, Brockton Enterprise and Community Newspaper Company.
 
 
 
 
 
























 
 
 
 
 
 

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