Analysis

Roboadvisor Platform Revenues Will Reach $25 Billion by 2022

Roboadvisor Platform Revenues Will Reach $25 Billion by 2022

3 Jan 2018 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that roboadvisor platform revenues will reach $25 billion by 2022, up from an estimated $1.7 billion in 2017, as the automation of wealth management revolutionises the way individuals invest.

Security Spending Will Reach $96 Billion in 2018

Security Spending Will Reach $96 Billion in 2018

2 Jan 2018 comment

Gartner forecasts worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 percent from 2017. Organizations are spending more on security as a result of regulations, shifting buyer mindset, awareness of emerging threats and the evolution to a digital business strategy.

Shipments of Cellular M2M Terminals to Reach 13.7 Million by 2022

Shipments of Cellular M2M Terminals to Reach 13.7 Million by 2022

2 Jan 2018 comment

About 4.9 million cellular M2M terminals were shipped globally during 2016, an increase of 28.0 percent from the previous year, according to a new Berg Insights analitycs. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.8 percent, this number is expected to reach 13.7 million in 2022.

Spending on Telecom and Pay TV Services Will Grow 2% in 2018

Spending on Telecom and Pay TV Services Will Grow 2% in 2018

29 Dec 2017 comment

Worldwide spending on Telecom Services and Pay TV Services is forecast to reach nearly $1.7 billion in 2017, an increase of 1.7% over 2016, according to IDC. They expect spending on Telecom and Pay TV services to grow 2% year over year and surpass $1.7 billion in 2018.

Gartner Identifies Three Scale Accelerators to Drive Digital Transformation

Gartner Identifies Three Scale Accelerators to Drive Digital Transformation

29 Dec 2017 comment

CIOs trying to lead digital transformation at the speed needed to succeed need a mix of three scale accelerators, according to Gartner. The three scale accelerators include: digital dexterity, network effect technologies, and an industrialized digital platform.

Converged Systems Revenue Increased 10.8% in 3Q17

Converged Systems Revenue Increased 10.8% in 3Q17

28 Dec 2017 comment

According to IDC, worldwide converged systems market revenue increased 10.8% year over year to $2.99 billion during the third quarter of 2017 (3Q17). The market consumed 1.96 exabytes of new storage capacity during the quarter, which was up 30% compared to the same period a year ago.

Construction Equipment Telematics Systems Will Reach 4.6 Million by 2021

Construction Equipment Telematics Systems Will Reach 4.6 Million by 2021

28 Dec 2017 comment

Berg Insight estimates that the global installed base of active construction equipment (CE) OEM telematics systems reached almost 1.8 million units in 2016.

Shipments of Wearable Devices Will Nearly Double by 2021

Shipments of Wearable Devices Will Nearly Double by 2021

27 Dec 2017 comment

The overall wearables market is expected to grow from 113.2 million shipments in 2017 to 222.3 million in 2021 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.4%, according to IDC.

UK Smartphone Spending Overtakes Tablet Spending

UK Smartphone Spending Overtakes Tablet Spending

27 Dec 2017 comment

In 2017 for the first time, UK retail ecommerce purchases made via smartphone will overtake that of tablets, according to eMarketer’s latest retail ecommerce forecast.

IDC Forecasts Strong Growth for the SSD Industry

IDC Forecasts Strong Growth for the SSD Industry

25 Dec 2017 comment

The outlook for the solid state drive (SSD) industry remains strong as units, revenue, and total capacity shipped are all expected to see robust growth throughout the 2016-2021 forecast period.

eMarketer estimates 593.7 million people will use Instagram by the end of 2017

eMarketer estimates 593.7 million people will use Instagram by the end of 2017

22 Dec 2017 comment

In its first-ever worldwide Instagram forecast, eMarketer estimates 593.7 million people worldwide will use the social network at least once a month by the end of 2017. Instagram’s ranks will balloon over the coming years, reaching 927.9 million users by 2021.

EMEA PBBA Market Returned to Growth in 3Q17

EMEA PBBA Market Returned to Growth in 3Q17

22 Dec 2017 comment

EMEA purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) vendor revenues remained nearly flat with growth of 0.4% year over year to reach $196 million in the third quarter of 2017, according to IDC.

Young Britons Spend a Third of Their Leisure Time on a Device

Young Britons Spend a Third of Their Leisure Time on a Device

21 Dec 2017 comment

Young people in the U.K. spent more than a third of their leisure time, around 14 hours per week, using devices such as mobile phones, tablets, e-readers and laptops in 2015, according to Bloomberg, citing survey by Office for National Statistics.

VR Moves to PC and Console While AR Prepares for Long-Term Growth

VR Moves to PC and Console While AR Prepares for Long-Term Growth

21 Dec 2017 comment

Worldwide proliferation of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) headsets is expected to continue as shipments reach 59.2 million in 2021, up from 9.6 million in 2017, according to IDC.

Most Workers Have Confidence in Their Digital Skills

Most Workers Have Confidence in Their Digital Skills

20 Dec 2017 comment

With technological advances set to drastically change the world of work, most people are feeling upbeat about their digital skills. In a survey by PwC of more than 10,000 people across the UK, Germany, China, India and the US, 69% of workers agreed or strongly agreed that they possess digital skills.

Spending on Digital Transformation Will Reach $1.3 Trillion in 2018

Spending on Digital Transformation Will Reach $1.3 Trillion in 2018

20 Dec 2017 comment

Worldwide spending on digital transformation (DX) technologies (hardware, software, and services) is expected to be nearly $1.3 trillion in 2018, an increase of 16.8% over the $1.1 trillion spent in 2017, according to IDC.

Smartphones Take a Bite Out of the Tablet Market

Smartphones Take a Bite Out of the Tablet Market

19 Dec 2017 comment

Don’t expect to see many tablets appearing on Christmas wish lists this year since their popularity is waning. They may be more affordable than ever but by the end of 2017, tablet user penetration among internet users will fall for the first time, according to eMarketer’s worldwide tablet users forecast.

Mobility and Gaming Devices Will Drive PCD Market in Western Europe

Mobility and Gaming Devices Will Drive PCD Market in Western Europe

18 Dec 2017 comment

Shipments of Western European Personal Computing Devices (PCD), including traditional PCs (a combination of desktops, notebooks and workstations) and tablets (slates and detachables), will total 79.7 million in 2017, a 2.1% YoY decline (-2.8% in 2018 with 77.5 million shipments), according to IDC.

B2B Ad Spending Will Grow 13% in 2018

B2B Ad Spending Will Grow 13% in 2018

18 Dec 2017 comment

B2B advertisers will spend $4.07 billion on US digital advertising in 2017, eMarketer estimates. Overall, the B2B digital ad market is growing steadily, and in 2018 it will jump 13% to reach $4.60 billion.

Active Insurance Telematics Policies Will Have Rapid Growth

Active Insurance Telematics Policies Will Have Rapid Growth

17 Dec 2017 comment

The number of insurance telematics policies in force on the European market reached 6.8 million in 4Q16, according to analysts from Berg Insights. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.8 percent, this number is expected to reach 30.0 million by 2021.

Programmatic Ad Spending Continues to Grow in the UK

Programmatic Ad Spending Continues to Grow in the UK

15 Dec 2017 comment

eMarketer’s latest forecast of programmatic ad spending indicates that, despite recent negative press, the UK remains a market leader in programmatic, and strong growth will continue over the next few years.

OTT TV Revenues to Surge, Approaching $120 Billion by 2022

OTT TV Revenues to Surge, Approaching $120 Billion by 2022

15 Dec 2017 comment

New data from Juniper Research has found that SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand) services, provided by the likes of Netflix and Amazon, will drive a surge in OTT revenues to reach $120 billion in 2022, up from $64 billion in 2017. The research also found that over a quarter of global households will subscribe to SVOD services by 2022.

Wearables Market in China Will Overtake the US This Year

Wearables Market in China Will Overtake the US This Year

14 Dec 2017 comment

China’s wearables market will surpass the US this year, according to eMarketer’s first-ever wearables forecast for the Asia-Pacific country.

By 2020, AI Will Create More Jobs Than It Eliminates

By 2020, AI Will Create More Jobs Than It Eliminates

14 Dec 2017 comment

2020 will be a pivotal year in AI-related employment dynamics, according to Gartner, as artificial intelligence (AI) will become a positive job motivator.

Smart Audio Hardware Revenues Will Exceed $10 Billion by 2022

Smart Audio Hardware Revenues Will Exceed $10 Billion by 2022

13 Dec 2017 comment

A new report by Juniper Research found that revenues from smart audio devices like the Amazon Echo and Sonos One will grow from an estimated $2.5 billion in 2017 to over $10 billion by 2022, as more audio brands integrate voice assistants into their devices.

Server Revenue Grew by 16% and Shipments by 5,1% in 3Q17

Server Revenue Grew by 16% and Shipments by 5,1% in 3Q17

13 Dec 2017 comment

In the third quarter of 2017, worldwide server revenue increased 16 percent year over year, while shipments grew 5.1 percent from the third quarter of 2016, according to Gartner.

2018 Hot Consumer Trends: Technology Turns Human

2018 Hot Consumer Trends: Technology Turns Human

12 Dec 2017 comment

Exploring the future from an early adopter user perspective, Ericsson ConsumerLab presented its seventh edition of its annual trend report, The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2018 and beyond.

Virtual CPE Software and Hardware Market Will Reach $3 Billion in 2021

Virtual CPE Software and Hardware Market Will Reach $3 Billion in 2021

12 Dec 2017 comment

A new forecast from IDC estimates that the worldwide virtual CPE infrastructure market, hardware and software, will exceed $3 billion by 2021. IDC forecasts the virtual CPE software market to grow from $145.7 million in 2016 to $2 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 68.3%.

Spending on IoT Will Reach $772 Billion in 2018

Spending on IoT Will Reach $772 Billion in 2018

11 Dec 2017 comment

Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to reach $772.5 billion in 2018, an increase of 14.6% over the $674 billion that will be spent in 2017.

NFC Mobile Ticketing Will Reach 375 Million Users By 2022

NFC Mobile Ticketing Will Reach 375 Million Users By 2022

11 Dec 2017 comment

New data from Juniper Research forecasts that the number of mobile users adopting NFC ticketing will exceed 375 million by 2022, up from an estimated 122 million in 2017.