Analysis

Samsung's Mobile Business Is Half the Size of Apple's

Samsung's Mobile Business Is Half the Size of Apple's

1 Apr 2019 comment

Samsung is fighting on two fronts, amid challenging market conditions that don’t make things any easier.

Apple Grows iPhone Share in US, Despite Overseas Challenges

Apple Grows iPhone Share in US, Despite Overseas Challenges

1 Apr 2019 comment

While iPhone sales have been lackluster in some overseas markets, Apple’s smartphone continues to gain users in the US, according to eMarketer.

Spending on AI Systems Will Grow to Nearly $35.8 Billion in 2019

Spending on AI Systems Will Grow to Nearly $35.8 Billion in 2019

1 Apr 2019 comment

Worldwide spending on AI systems is forecast to reach $35.8 billion in 2019, an increase of 44.0% over the amount spent in 2018, according to IDC.

Enterprise Storage Systems Market Revenue Grew 7.4 Percent in 4Q18

Enterprise Storage Systems Market Revenue Grew 7.4 Percent in 4Q18

29 Mar 2019 comment

Vendor revenue in the worldwide enterprise storage systems market increased 7.4% year over year to $14.5 billion during the fourth quarter of 2018, according to IDC.

PCD Shipments Forecast to Continue Their Slow Decline

PCD Shipments Forecast to Continue Their Slow Decline

27 Mar 2019 comment

Unit shipments for the worldwide personal computing devices (PCD) market, comprised of Traditional PCs and Tablets, are expected to decline 3.3% in 2019, according to IDC.

US Digital Ad Spending Will Surpass Traditional in 2019

US Digital Ad Spending Will Surpass Traditional in 2019

27 Mar 2019 comment

For the first time, digital ad spending in the US will be greater than traditional ad spending, according to eMarketer.

Up to Two-Thirds of iPaaS Vendors Will Not Survive By 2023

Up to Two-Thirds of iPaaS Vendors Will Not Survive By 2023

26 Mar 2019 comment

Although the market for integration platform as a service (iPaaS) shows strong growth, the first signs of market consolidation are starting to emerge, according to Gartner.

Server Market Revenue Increased 12.6 Percent in 4Q18

Server Market Revenue Increased 12.6 Percent in 4Q18

26 Mar 2019 comment

Vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 12.6% year over year to $23.6 billion during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), according to IDC.

Top Seven Security and Risk Management Trends for 2019

Top Seven Security and Risk Management Trends for 2019

25 Mar 2019 comment

Gartner has identified seven emerging security and risk management trends that will impact security, privacy and risk leaders in the longer term.

Most Businesses Recognize Value of Data But Struggle with Protection

Most Businesses Recognize Value of Data But Struggle with Protection

25 Mar 2019 comment

Dell EMC announced the results of the third Global Data Protection Index revealing an explosive growth rate of data of 569 percent.

Mobile Roaming Operator Billed Revenues Will Stay Flat at $51 Billion

Mobile Roaming Operator Billed Revenues Will Stay Flat at $51 Billion

25 Mar 2019 comment

A new study from Juniper Research found that operator revenues from international mobile roaming are expected to recover slightly.

Strong Growth in the Worldwide Wearables Market in 4Q18

Strong Growth in the Worldwide Wearables Market in 4Q18

22 Mar 2019 comment

The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 31.4% during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), reaching a new high of 59.3 million units, according to IDC.

Bank Cost Savings via Chatbots Will Reach $7.3 Billion by 2023

Bank Cost Savings via Chatbots Will Reach $7.3 Billion by 2023

22 Mar 2019 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the operational cost savings from using chatbots in banking will reach $7.3 billion globally by 2023, up from an estimated $209 million in 2019.

Nearly 50 Percent of PaaS Offerings Are Now Cloud-Only

Nearly 50 Percent of PaaS Offerings Are Now Cloud-Only

21 Mar 2019 comment

Nearly half of today’s platform as a service (PaaS) service offerings are cloud-only, according to Gartner.

Blockchain Spending Forecast to Reach $2.9 Billion in 2019

Blockchain Spending Forecast to Reach $2.9 Billion in 2019

21 Mar 2019 comment

Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions is forecast to be nearly $2.9 billion in 2019, an increase of 88.7% from the $1.5 billion spent in 2018, according to IDC.

Consumers Moving Away from Traditional Entertainment and Media

Consumers Moving Away from Traditional Entertainment and Media

20 Mar 2019 comment

Consumers are increasingly using digital technology for more than just shopping, according to PwC.

Huawei Takes Nearly a Quarter of EMEA Smartphone Market in 4Q18

Huawei Takes Nearly a Quarter of EMEA Smartphone Market in 4Q18

20 Mar 2019 comment

Huawei continued its rapid rise in the EMEA smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to IDC.

Smartwatch Shipments Will Reach 166 Million by 2023

Smartwatch Shipments Will Reach 166 Million by 2023

19 Mar 2019 comment

A new study by Juniper Research has found that the 4 biggest smartwatch vendors will have their market share for connected watch shipments fall to 47% by 2023.

37 Percent of Service Leaders Are Piloting or Using AI Bots and VCAs

37 Percent of Service Leaders Are Piloting or Using AI Bots and VCAs

19 Mar 2019 comment

37 percent of service leaders are either piloting or using AI bots and virtual customer assistants, according to Gartner.

Digital Twins Are Entering Mainstream Use

Digital Twins Are Entering Mainstream Use

18 Mar 2019 comment

13 percent of organizations implementing IoT projects already use digital twins, while 62 percent are either in the process of establishing digital twin use or plan to do so, according to a recent IoT implementation survey by Gartner.

Worldwide Ethernet Switch Market Increased 12.7 Percent in 4Q18

Worldwide Ethernet Switch Market Increased 12.7 Percent in 4Q18

18 Mar 2019 comment

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) recorded $7.8 billion in revenue in 4Q18, an increase of 12.7% year over year, according to IDC.

85 Percent Organizations Favor a Product-Centric Application Delivery Model

85 Percent Organizations Favor a Product-Centric Application Delivery Model

15 Mar 2019 comment

85 percent of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a product-centric application delivery model, according to a survey by Gartner.

Tablet Market in EMEA Recorded a Strong Decline in 4Q18

Tablet Market in EMEA Recorded a Strong Decline in 4Q18

15 Mar 2019 comment

The overall tablet market in EMEA declined 9.6% YoY, shipping 14.1 million units in the last quarter of 2018 (4Q18), according to IDC. 2018 closed with a 9.4% YoY drop for the region.

Top 10 Data and Analytics Technology Trends for 2019

Top 10 Data and Analytics Technology Trends for 2019

14 Mar 2019 comment

Augmented analytics, continuous intelligence and explainable AI are among the top trends in data and analytics technology that have significant disruptive potential over the next three to five years, according to Gartner.

New K-12 Mobile PC Report Confirms 2018 Growth and Upbeat Future

New K-12 Mobile PC Report Confirms 2018 Growth and Upbeat Future

14 Mar 2019 comment

The global K-12 mobile PC market continues to develop, with annual shipments exceeding 29 million units for the first time last year, according to Futuresource Consulting.

Marketplace Lending Platforms Will Realise $137 Billion Revenues by 2023

Marketplace Lending Platforms Will Realise $137 Billion Revenues by 2023

13 Mar 2019 comment

New data from Juniper Research has found that MPL platform revenue will reach $137 billion annually by 2023, up from less than $30 billion this year.

Gartner Debunks Five AI Misconceptions

Gartner Debunks Five AI Misconceptions

13 Mar 2019 comment

Gartner said IT and business leaders developing projects must separate reality from myths to devise their future AI strategies.

Public Cloud Services Spending Will Reach $210 Billion This Year

Public Cloud Services Spending Will Reach $210 Billion This Year

12 Mar 2019 comment

Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to reach $210 billion in 2019, an increase of 23.8% over 2018, according to IDC.

HCP Market Decreased 4.8 Percent in 4Q18

HCP Market Decreased 4.8 Percent in 4Q18

11 Mar 2019 comment

The worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market decreased 4.8% year over year to approximately 26.7 million units in the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), according to IDC.

Advancing Women is Still Not a Priority for 79 percent of Organizations

Advancing Women is Still Not a Priority for 79 percent of Organizations

11 Mar 2019 comment

A new study by IBM, "Women, Leadership, and the Priority Paradox," polled 2,300 executives and professionals and revealed that the leadership gender gap in the global workplace continues to persist because organizations have yet to make advancing women a formal business priority.