Monthly Archives: November 2014

Gartner: Digital Business Economy is resulting in Every Business Unit Becoming a Technology Startup

Worldwide IT spending is projected to surpass $3.9 trillion in 2015, a 3.9 percent increase from 2014, and much of this spending will be driven by the digital industrial economy, according to Gartner, Inc. The…

Frost & Sullivan: Cloud-Based Solutions to Address Key Issues Plaguing the Payment Ecosystem

The complexity and prohibitive cost of most new payment solutions have delayed massive deployments and generated negative perceptions among customers. As such, players in the payment ecosystem are resting their hopes on cloud-based solutions to…

Gartner: In the Digital World CIOs Need Bimodal IT: Rock Solid IT with Ability for Fluidity

CIOs need a rock solid and efficient IT operation that frees up time and resources for innovation, and just as important in digital business, they need to be fluid, according to Gartner, Inc. In digital…

Frost & Sullivan: Advanced Persistent Threats Drive Demand for Cyber Threat Detection and Remediation Services

Organizations across North America are turning to managed security service providers (MSSPs) to protect themselves against advanced persistent threats (APT) and other quickly evolving, malicious malware variants that have caused significant monetary damages on a…

Gartner: More Than 2,800 CIOs Reveals That CIOs Must “Flip” Their Leadership Styles to Grasp the Digital Opportunity

Gartner: More Than 2,800 CIOs Reveals That CIOs Must “Flip” Their Leadership Styles to Grasp the Digital Opportunity As the technologies and trends that power digitalization move to center stage, CIOs are being presented with…

Juniper Research: Smart Wearable Device Shipments, including Watches and Glasses, to Exceed 100 Million by 2017

New findings from Juniper Research have revealed that global smart wearable device shipments will more than quadruple by 2017, reaching 116 million units, compared to an estimated 27 million this year. However, this still suggests…

Forrester: Google Won’t Launch a Bank, but It Will Disrupt Financial Services

Google won’t launch a traditional bank because of the associated costs and regulation and because much of its advertising revenue currently comes from financial services clients, according to a new Forrester report. However, Forrester believes…

Gartner: Typical Family Home Could Contain More Than 500 Smart Devices by 2022

The falling cost of adding sensing and communications to consumer products will mean that a typical family home, in a mature affluent market, could contain several hundred smart objects by 2022, according to Gartner, Inc.…

Gartner: Data Center Infrastructure ODMs Are a Key Threat to Data Center OEMs’ Direct Business

The traditional server original design manufacturer (ODM) model is changing by directly targeting hyperscale data centers and enterprises. Gartner Inc. forecasts that sales of servers by ODMs directly to customers will account for 16 percent…

Frost & Sullivan: Digital Learning Becomes a Staple for Modern Education

Modern lecture capture solutions (LCS) with rich recording, composition, playback and search features are transforming the global teaching and learning landscape. Equipped with products ranging from sophisticated whole-room systems to desktop-based utilities, LCS vendors are…