AT&T’s planned takeover of Time Warner mirrors Comcast’s successful acquisition of NBC Universal, but the new pairing may face a rockier path through Washington as Democratic and Republican presidential contenders, along with key lawmakers, express skepticism, according to Bloomberg.
PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) performed above expectations, reaching 17.9 million units and posting a 3.3% YoY decrease in 2016Q3, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Notebook shipments increased by 0.7%, supported by interest in new thin and light solutions from Western European enterprises and by political stabilization in the Middle East and Africa.
According to GfK Consumer Climate Europe study, top transnational issue in the third quarter, especially at the beginning, was the British people's decision to leave the EU. It was otherwise mainly country-specific themes that dominated discussions in the individual European countries.
Over 2bn mobile users will have used their devices for banking purposes by the end of 2021, compared to 1.2bn this year globally, according to the new analysis done by Juniper Research. Growth in mobile banking is being driven by consumer adoption of banking apps the changing way consumers manage their finances.
As digitalization matures, enterprises are increasingly finding themselves part of a digital ecosystem — a grouping of enterprises, competitors, customers, regulators and other stakeholders that exchange information and interact electronically. Gartner, Inc.'s annual global survey of CIOs showed that, despite only a modest increase in the enterprise IT budget (2.2 percent globally), spend on digitalization is on the rise.
The first Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts worldwide revenues for security-related hardware, software, and services will grow from $73.7 billion in 2016 to $101.6 billion in 2020. This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.3%, more than twice the rate of overall IT spending growth, over the five-year forecast period. The new spending guide expands on IDC's previous security forecasts by offering greater detail on spending by geography, industry, and technology.
Technology indeed shapes both the habits of today's consumers and the sellers' business processes, and now, more than ever, it directly influences our purchasing decisions. The first example is e-commerce or online shopping, the channel that brought about the most significant changes in the way we buy, ever since the aforementioned first supermarket in Memphis.
The worldwide Ethernet switch market recorded $5.97 billion in revenue in the second quarter of 2016, an increase of 3.0% year over year, according to a new IDC study. Meanwhile, the worldwide total enterprise and service provider router market finished at $3.67 billion in revenue in 2Q16, declining 2.0% on a year-over-year basis.
The total worldwide PC monitor market shipped more than 30 million units in the second quarter of 2016 up 4.9% year over year and 4.6% quarter over quarter, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker.
Global operator revenue loss from “grey route” A2P traffic will amount to $62 billion over the next 6 years, despite the increased deployment of firewalls and other security measures, according to the new study from Juniper Research.
Shipments of personal computers fell 3.9 percent in the third quarter, according to Bloomberg. It's a narrower decline from earlier this year as the industry tries to free itself from a multiyear slump, market researcher IDC said.
New data from Juniper Research has found that revenues from SVOD (subscription video on demand) services, such as Netflix and Amazon, are set to more than double from $14.6 billion this year, to $34.6 billion in 2021. Netflix now sees US subscriber numbers level with leading network providers DirecTV & Comcast, 47 million and 47.7 million respectively.
Total worldwide enterprise storage systems factory revenue remained flat year over year, posting 0% growth and $8.8 billion during the second quarter of 2016, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.