Monthly Archives: December 2014

Computer Economics: IT Workers to get 3.0 Percent Pay Hike in 2015

The Computer Economics 2015 IT Salary Report anticipates wages for typical IT workers will rise about 3.0 percent in the coming year, an increase that while modest by historical standards should yield real wage growth…

Juniper Research: Mobile Commerce Transactions to Approach 200 Billion by 2019, Juniper Report Finds

A new report from Juniper Research has found that mobile phone and tablet users will make 195 billion mobile commerce transactions annually by 2019, up from 72 billion this year. According to the report, Mobile Commerce…

Infonetics: Investment in high-bandwidth services pushes DOCSIS channel shipments up 95 percent YoY in 3Q

Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 3rd quarter 2014 (3Q14) CCAP, CMTS, and Edge QAM Hardware and Subscribers report, which tracks cable broadband equipment and subscribers. “Though down a bit sequentially, total…

Juniper Research: Fitness Devices to Dominate the Wearables Market until 2018, with over 70 Million Devices In-Use

A new report by Juniper Research has found that fitness wearables in-use will more than treble by 2018, compared to an estimated 19 million in-use devices this year. Juniper expects fitness to remain the dominant…

Allied Market Research: Internet Security Market is expected to reach $42.8 Billion globally by 2020 — Malvertizing a Rising Threat

According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, “Global Internet Security Market – Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 – 2020″, the global internet security market is expected to reach…

Gartner: Gartner Survey Reveals That SaaS Deployments Are Now Mission Critical

Global buyers of cloud applications cite cost, innovation and agility as reasons for adoption, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. In May and June 2014, Gartner conducted a survey across 10 countries in…

Computer Economics: IT Operational Spending to Rise 3.0 Percent in 2015

As IT executives look ahead to 2015, they see a business climate that is improving and sustainable—if not stellar—growth. Our forecast for 2015 is not entirely bullish, but it shows conviction. IT operational spending should increase…

Juniper Research: Mobile Operator Costs Pass $800 Billion Annually as Margins Become Squeezed

A new report from Juniper Research has found that with annual mobile operator expenditures now in excess of $800 billion, several leading players face the possibility of costs exceeding revenues by the end of the…

Gartner: Gartner Says More Than a Third of U.S. Adult Smartphone Users User Their Smartphones for Video Calling

Video calling is growing into a key mainstream activity on smartphones, with high adoption rates in some markets, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. The survey, which was conducted in June 2014, surveyed more…

The Harris Poll: Anticipated Holiday Spending Remains Consistent Compared to Last Year

‘Tis the season to be shopping! With the holidays quickly approaching and Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and other retail-centric extravaganzas on the horizon, many people are beginning to plan their shopping sprees. And on how…