Monthly Archives: October 2015

New Era of Convergence and Collaboration Sweeps the Industrial Supplier Landscape, Frost & Sullivan Says

The evolution of manufacturing in line with Industry 4.0 trends is poised to disrupt business rules and dynamics across existing supplier landscapes, according to new research from Gartner Inc. This will bring about a fundamental…

Gartner: IT Spending in Australia to Reach A$80 Billion in 2016 as the Algorithmic Economy Approaches

Total IT spending in Australia is forecast to reach almost A$80 billion in 2016, a 2.8 percent increase from 2015, driven by digital business and the connected world, according to Gartner, Inc. In New Zealand,…

IDC: Security Software Investments Drive Market Growth as CE Organizations Fight to Stay Ahead of Threats

IT security investments are growing steadily across all delivery models (software, appliances, and security services), according to a new series of reports published by International Data Corporation (IDC). The reports track the security solutions markets…

Online Magazines To Provide Competition For OTT Video Service Revenues, Park Associates Finds

New competition for over-the-top (OTT) video services is starting to emerge from magazine and newspaper publishers, according to Parks Associates’ latest OTT Video Market Tracker.  As print media publication subscriptions have fallen, many companies have…

Gartner Says Cybersecurity Professionals Are the New Guardians of Digital Change

Changes in computing fabric, devices and services formed by digital business continue to shape risk and security landscapes, according to Gartner, Inc. By year-end 2017, more than 20 percent of enterprises will have digital risk…

Forrester Research: Video To Represent Half of All European Online Display Advertising Spending by 2020

European video advertising spending is projected to grow by more than 30 percent year-over-year in 2015 and will increase at a 26.4 percent co.pound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next five years to represent…

IPTV Becomes a Viable Platform Now Projected To Outperform Both Cable and Satellite, Says Futuresource Consulting

IPTV has become a viable platform, reaching 27 million homes in 2014 and accounting for 15 percent of all TV households in Western Europe, according to a recent Futuresource Consulting report. Now, with 30 percent…

Everest Group: North American Enterprises Spend Twice as Much on Efficiency-Focused Tech Than on Marketing-Focused Digital Solutions

North American enterprises are applying digital technologies to solve business problems across all enterprise functions, not just sales, marketing, and customer support, according to research from Everest Group. This is in spite of “digital interaction”…

IT Channel Companies Upbeat on Future Business Opportunities, CompTIA Survey Finds

Information technology (IT) industry channel companies are generally optimistic and positive about future business opportunities, according to new research from the IT industry trade association CompTIA. More than 60 percent of channel executives are hopeful…