Results of the Paessler Worldwide Survey 2016 "Perception vs Reality"

 Originally published on November 16, 2016 by Dominik Schmitt
Last updated on February 10, 2020 • 2 minute read

The perception of the IT administrator job is often influenced by buzzwords like Big Data or SDN. But the reality of the job often looks different. That's why we at Paessler wanted to know what really drives you in your everyday working life. What are your favorite tasks and how much time do you have to do them? Which technologies are you using already and which are not even under consideration at the moment?

To get a clearer picture about this, we launched the Worldwide Paessler Survey 2016 "Perception vs Reality". We reached out to IT admins all over the globe in five different languages (English, German, French, Spanish and Portuguese)—independent of whether they use a monitoring solution or not.

Within five weeks, over 650 participants in 49 countries shared their voice with us.

Please find the complete results below. Just click to enlarge the infographic: