Monthly Archives: September 2015

Contact Centers Offering Cloud or Hybrid Options Will Have the Edge over Competitors in the EMEA Market, Frost & Sullivan Finds

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan finds that consumer preference for self-education and self-help, coupled with the prolific way they broadcast thoughts, ideas, compliments and complaints about brands on social media, is forcing a sea…

Geographic Information Systems Core to Utilities’ Enterprise IT Strategies, IDC Says

Utilities are renewing their interest in geographic information systems (GIS) software as a means to leverage geographic information for business execution rather than just asset design, according to a new report from IDC. The utility…

More Than 75 Percent of Companies Will Invest in Big Data in the Next Two Years, Gartner Survey Shows

More than three-quarters of companies are investing or planning to invest in big data in the next two years, a three percent increase over 2014, according to a recent survey of IT and business leaders…

Softness in Cable Broadband Hardware Market to End Later This Year, IHS Infonetics Says

Softness in cable broadband equipment spending seen in the first quarter of 2015 continued into the second, with global revenue dipping 2 percent quarter-over-quarter, according to IHS Infonetics. Traditionally, the second quarter has been a…

Vulnerability Management Embraces New Functions as Periodic Scanning Gives Way to Continuous Monitoring, Frost & Sullivan Says

The Vulnerability Management (VM) market earned revenues of $605.3 million in 2014 and is on track to reach $1.1 billion by 2019, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. VM solution providers have always…

Virtual Reality Headset Shipments to Approach 30 Million by 2020, Juniper Research Finds

By 2020, wearable Virtual Reality Head Mounted Display (VR HMD) headset shipments will approach 30 million globally, compared to just over 3 million in 2016, a new report from Juniper Research reveals.   Growth will continue…