Rising energy prices threaten post-pandemic IT spend

Soaring energy and fuel prices have blindsided organisations across all sectors in the UK and forced two comms-based quandaries to the forefront of business planning. The first question surrounds the working from home trend. Will the UK see a return to the office as employees look to avoid the rising costs of heating the house, or will companies issue the opposite directive, to counter the cost of commuting? Rising bills also bring into question the post-pandemic IT spend that has been long predicted by commentators in the channel. Resellers must help organisations see the instant ROI opportunities for technologies that reduce fuel and energy spending. To help demystify the situation, we asked our commentators to consider how soaring prices would affect them and their customers.