The recession's effects on corporate IT spending aren't totally clear yet, but IT solutions providers are starting to see some signs: longer sales cycles, delayed purchases and more scrutiny from IT spending decision-makers.
In this podcast, we gathered three solutions providers for a roundtable discussion about the recession's effects on their businesses and on corporate IT spending. The guests are: Jonathan Dambrot, managing director of Prevalent Networks in Warren, N.J.; Mont Phelps, president and CEO of NWN Corp. in Waltham, Mass.; and Dave Sobel, CEO of Evolve Technologies in Fairfax, Va.
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