Ask A Solution Provider: What Emerging Technology Do You Have Your Eye On? – CRN

Artificial intelligence how it can be applies to IoT use cases and cybersecurity are taking up a lot of real estate in the minds of solution providers as they look ahead to 2022.

 Emerging Technologies and Trends To Watch
As the pace of digital transformation continues unabated, accelerated in countless ways by the pandemic, solution providers are on the front lines of supplying the innovative new technologies that their customers need to become digital-driven organizations.
Some of these emerging technologies are ready for prime time in terms of commercialization, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and next-gen cybersecurity, while others, such as quantum computing, show potential for further down the road. And some technology areas, such as augmented reality (AR), are just now beginning to become relevant and should become more so as time goes on.
NexGen+ 2021, hosted by CRN parent The Channel Company this week in Anaheim, Calif., highlighted these and other cutting-edge technologies. CRN asked 12 solution providers the question: “What emerging technology or trend is the most interesting to you and your business right now?”
What follows are the answers from these dozen solution providers on the emerging technologies and trends that have caught their attention.