The Road Ahead For IT, From A Venture Capitalist's View

(NOTE: This story was originally posted to March 14.)

Don't Get Too Comfortable

Seen a lot of change in the technology channel in recent years? Buckle up; there's more to come, according to Ted Coons.

As rapidly as the cloud has disrupted enterprise IT in recent years, expect a lot more disruption, says Coons, a New York-based general partner at venture capital firm TCV who focuses on enterprise IT. Coons, whose investments include Datto and Actifio, spoke about what he calls a "sea change impact" that's coming to nearly every aspect of enterprise IT from the push to cloud environments. He also highlighted what he sees as the opportunities for solution providers in the data center upheaval, as well as in emerging areas such as the Internet of Things. Click through to read our Q&A with him.