Cloud computing services (60 percent), business intelligence (51 percent), and business \n\nprocess management (51 percent) are among the leading technology priorities of interest to \n\nIT professionals in the coming year, according to an exclusive survey among 797 CIO.com \n\nvisitors involved in technology purchases at their organizations. The survey, conducted \n\nearlier this summer, also finds more IT buyers interested in cloud computing services and \n\nopen source technologies than last year. Six out of 10 respondents count cloud services \n\namong the infrastructure technologies on their radar (36 percent) actively researching (24 \n\npercent), up from 46 percent in a similar survey conducted in November, 2008. Open source \n\ntechnologies are on the radar screens or under investigation for nearly half of IT buyers \n\nsurveyed (48 percent), up from 37 percent eight months ago.When it comes to green IT initiatives, fewer than one-third of the IT buyers we surveyed \n\n(31 percent) currently have any programs addressing energy efficient IT in effect. Thirty \n\nseven percent are starting to address the issue while nearly a third of respondents (32 \n\npercent) have no plans for energy efficient IT programs.Hardware Infrastructure, ERP and Mobile\/Wireless Upgrades Planned for Year AheadThe survey also asked IT professionals which technologies they are currently implementing or \n\nplanning to upgrade in the next year. More than half of survey respondents are currently \n\nimplementing (27 percent) or planning upgrades (24 percent) to their hardware \n\ninfrastructure. Server virtualization (26 percent), collaboration tools (21 percent) and \n\ncontent\/document management applications (21 percent) also rank among the most frequently \n\ncited technologies IT buyers are in the process of implementing while roughly one in five IT \n\nbuyers are planning upgrades to their ERP (21 percent) and mobile\/wireless (20 percent) \n\napplications. To register for complete survey results click here.