Monthly Archives: March 2013

Smartphones Expected to Outship Feature Phones for First Time in 2013, According to IDC

More smartphones are forecast to be shipped globally than feature phones in 2013, the first such occurrence in the mobile phone market on an annual basis. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly…

MarketsandMarkets: 3D Mobile Market To Increase to 547.69 Million Units by 2018

According to a new study by MarketsandMarkets, overall mobile 3D shipments market is estimated to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 62.2 percent to grow to 547.69 million units by 2018. The…

Gartner: 42 Percent of IT Leaders Have Invested in Big Data or Plan to Do So Within a Year

After a few years of experimentation and early adopter successes, 2013 will be the year of larger scale adoption of big data technologies, according to Gartner, Inc. According to a worldwide Gartner survey of IT…

LTE Market Will Nearly Double This Year, Infonetics Finds

The LTE market will nearly double in 2013 — easily passing the $10-billion mark for the first time, according to a new report from Infonetics Research. Infonetics released excerpts from its 4th quarter 2012 (4Q12)…

Software Defined Networks and Large-Scale Network Virtualization Will Change Telecom Networks, IDC Says

Software-defined network (SDN) and large-scale network virtualization are two emerging telecom industry technologies that will combine to drive a more software-centric and programmable telecom infrastructure and services ecosystem, according to International Data Corp. These complementary…

Gartner Identifies Top Technology Trends Impacting IT Infrastructure in 2013

The top technology trends that will play key roles in modernizing information management (IM) in 2013 and beyond and will make the role of information governance increasingly important have been identified in a recent report…

MarketsandMarkets: Enterprise Social Software Market To Reach $6.18 Billion by 2018

The global enterprise social software (ESS) market is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 44.9 percent from $721.3 million in 2012 to $6.18 billion in 2018, according to a new…

Gartner: Transition from PC to Personal Cloud Will Drive Cognizant Computing

As consumers transition their digital lives away from PCs and into personal clouds, a new type of interaction technology is emerging between them and their connected devices: cognizant computing.  According to a new report from…

MarketsandMarkets: Personal Cloud Market To Reach $43.5 Billion by 2018

According to a new report from MarketsandMarkets, the global personal cloud market is projected to grow from $6.6 billion in 2013 to $43.5 billion in 2018 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 45.61…