Monthly Archives: July 2015

Juniper Smartphone Quarterly: Global Smartphone Shipments Reach 338 Million Units in Second Quarter 2015, but Growth Rate Slows To 16% Year-Over-Year

Global smartphone shipments reached 338 million units in the second quarter of 2015, however the year-over-year growth rate slowed to 16 percent, according to Juniper Research’s Smartphone Quarterly. The report attributes the primary factor in…

Global mPoS Installed Base Growing at 32% CAGR To Quadruple by 2019, Says 451 Research

Global mobile point of sale (mPoS) installed base is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32 percent over the next four years to reach 54.03 million units by 2019, more…

Smartphone Vendors Making the Most of High Growth in Emerging Markets, Futuresource Says

Emerging markets are fast becoming the new battleground for smartphone vendors as well-known global players are facing hot competition from local manufacturers, according to a new report by Futuresource Consulting. In its latest 2015 smartphone…

Cloud Costs Falling Slowly, But Huge Savings Await Enterprises That Commit, 451 Research Says

Although on-demand pricing for cloud services has fallen only 2.25 percent since October 2014, enterprises that negotiate and commit to the cloud have saved 12 percent, 451 Research has found. Using 451 Research’s cloud pricing…

Retailers Need Advanced Analytic Capabilities to Compete in the Digitalized Marketplace, Gartner Finds

Retailers will not be able to compete in the digitalized marketplace without advanced analytic capabilities, according to new research from Gartner.  Because of this, the analysts advise retail organizations to invest in advanced analytics providers…

Mobile and Online Traffic to Reach 438 Billion Messages per Day by 2019: Juniper Research

Mobile and online messaging traffic will reach a whopping 160 trillion per year by 2019 — up from 94.2 trillion this year — according to new data from Juniper Research.   That translates into approximately 438…

25GE Ports to Make Up 9 Percent of Converged Data Center Network Adapter Market by 2019, Says IHS

The transmission of Ethernet frames at 25 Gigabits per second (25GE) is making its debut into the converged network adapter market — and adoption of the technology likely will be driven by the value it…