Analysis

Secure Online Transactions And Payments

Secure Online Transactions And Payments

11 Oct 2016 comment

Much like in other areas of life, spring is a period of awakening in the card industry as well, which means there are many innovations on the horizon. The evidence of market activity being more intense than ever can be found in new online sales features, legal regulations and the use of card payments in the branches of trade sector where they have rarely been used before.

Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenue Grows 14.5% to $7.7 Billion in Q2 2016

Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenue Grows 14.5% to $7.7 Billion in Q2 2016

10 Oct 2016 comment

Vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 14.5% year over year to $7.7 billion in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), ahead of renewed hyperscale growth expected in the second half of 2016, according to the new report from IDC.

Worldwide Mobility Revenues Forecast to Reach $1.7 Trillion in 2020

Worldwide Mobility Revenues Forecast to Reach $1.7 Trillion in 2020

9 Oct 2016 comment

Worldwide mobility revenues are forecast to grow from $1.5 trillion in 2016 to more than $1.7 trillion in 2020. This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2%, or roughly $40 billion in annual revenue gains, according to the latest study from IDC.

VR Hardware to Be Worth Over $50Bn by 2021

VR Hardware to Be Worth Over $50Bn by 2021

8 Oct 2016 comment

A new Juniper Research study has found that hardware revenues from VR (Virtual Reality) headsets,peripherals and 360º cameras will reach over $50 billion by 2021, up tenfold from an estimated $5 billion in sales this year. This rapid growth will arise from a widespread adoption of VR by smartphone users, and the high unit prices commanded by headsets for PCs and consoles.

Brexit and Terror Threat Dampen Consumer Confidence in Germany

Brexit and Terror Threat Dampen Consumer Confidence in Germany

8 Oct 2016 comment

GfK Consumer Climate Study for Germany for September find that Brexit and terror threat dampen consumer confidence.

Autonomous cars will reach sales of 24 million units in 2030

Autonomous cars will reach sales of 24 million units in 2030

6 Oct 2016 comment

The total number of new registrations of autonomous cars is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 62 percent from 0.2 million units in 2020 to reach 24 million units in 2030, according to a new research report from Berg Insight.

Double-Digit Growth Forecast for the Worldwide Big Data and Business Analytics Market Through 2020

Double-Digit Growth Forecast for the Worldwide Big Data and Business Analytics Market Through 2020

5 Oct 2016 comment

Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics (BDA) will grow from $130.1 billion in 2016 to more than $203 billion in 2020, according to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC).

One Third Track Health or Fitness With

One Third Track Health or Fitness With "Smart Products"

4 Oct 2016 comment

A recent, international GfK survey, conducted online in 16 countries, shows one in three people (33 percent) currently monitor or track their health or fitness via an online or mobile application, or via a fitness band, clip, or smartwatch.

IDC: EMEA Server Spending Decreases by 3.7% YoY in 2Q16

IDC: EMEA Server Spending Decreases by 3.7% YoY in 2Q16

3 Oct 2016 comment

As reported in International Data Corporation's (IDC) EMEA Server Tracker, in the second quarter of 2016 the EMEA server market reported a moderate year-on-year (YoY) decline in vendor revenues of 3.7% to $3.0 billion and a slight YoY increase of 0.8% in units shipped to just over 530,000.

PC market with just a little change despite good Q2 2016

PC market with just a little change despite good Q2 2016

15 Sep 2016 comment

Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 7.2% year over year in 2016, followed by a decline of 2.1% in 2017, according to an updated forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC)Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker.

Tablet market decline in second quarter by 12%

Tablet market decline in second quarter by 12%

9 Sep 2016 comment

Worldwide tablet shipments, inclusive of slates and detachables, reached 38.7 million in the second quarter of 2016 according to preliminary data from the IDC delivered in Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Growth continues to decline with the market receding 12.3% year over year as vendors begin to refocus their product lines and consumers hold off on purchases.

IDC: Worldwide Public Cloud Services Spending Forecast to Reach $195 Billion by 2020

IDC: Worldwide Public Cloud Services Spending Forecast to Reach $195 Billion by 2020

1 Sep 2016 comment

Revenues from public cloud services reaching more than $195 billion in 2020, according to new report from IDC. This will be more than double the $96.5 billion in revenues forecast for 2016 and represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.4% over the 2015-2020 forecast period.