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This is what our kids will hate us for: IoT devices 'asbestos of the future'
"The proliferation of stupid internet-connected smart devices will be the IT asbestos of the future.
Connected medical devices to drive cybersecurity market
The market for cybersecurity solutions will experience a marked increase in value over the next two years, due in part to a need for connected medical devices to have better security.
UPS drone delivery heralds new era in parcel logistics
UPS has sent a warning shot to Amazon with its newly approved drone delivery fleet.
Telcos next biggest cash grab? Gaming
“Telcos can use the growing popularity of streaming/cloud gaming to upsell higher-speed and lower-latency fibre to the home (FTTH) packages to gamers, along with dedicated bandwidth for gaming traffic."
GlobalData reveals top 25 global companies by market capitalization
Analyst firm GlobalData has revealed the top 25 global technologies by market capitalization (M Cap) for Q1 2019, with Microsoft and Apple both taking the lion’s share.
Flexible consumption models the way to customer's hearts
“Several factors suggest that flexible consumption offerings for on-premises IT will continue to attract new customers and generate growing revenue for vendors and service providers."
APAC data and analytics market to hit US$90bn by 2022
Against this backdrop, the APAC data and analytics market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of (CAGR) of 25.5% during 2017-2022 to reach US$89.6 billion..
AI, Blockchain and IoT big talking points for CEOs when it comes to disruption
Most CEOs concur that AI will have a fundamental impact on their organisations."
Autodesk, Splunk, PTC amongst top IT firms ripe for M&A
GlobalData predicts that well-positioned companies like Splunk, Autodesk and PTC are likely to be top of the wishlist – here’s why.
Microsoft and CyberArk lead GlobalData identity management theme
Both companies gained the highest score for the identity management theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the security software sector.
IBM, VMware, F5 lead GlobalData's hybrid cloud theme
All three companies gained 5 out of 5 for the hybrid cloud theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the cloud services sector.
Big Tech firms in the spotlight over data privacy
“Once deemed consumer champions, Big Tech now appears to be the new dark side of capitalism, arguably presenting a bigger risk to society than bankers were."
IBM and Cisco lead GlobalData’s Industrial Internet theme
Both gained the highest Thematic score (5 out of 5) for the Industrial Internet theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the IT Services sector.
Marriott, British Airways fines highlight critical need for security investment
The last week has brought heavy fines against the likes of global hotel chain Marriott and airline British Airways, casting a harsh spotlight on the price of cyber attacks.
GlobalData: Automated home device spend to hit $75bn by 2025
According to the company’s latest report, much of that growth will be driven by two types of devices: smart thermostats and smart speakers.
NTT Communications hangs on to top rung in APAC telco cloud market
The telecom cloud market in Asia Pacific (APAC) is a fierce one, but a new report purports NTT Communications to be the dominant player - for now.
Alibaba Cloud making global moves with new data centre
Opening a second data centre in Indonesia, a relatively small but growing IT economy, shows Alibaba is thinking strategically about its place in APAC.
Blockchain companies revolutionise electric power
Blockchain may be the ‘missing link’ that could transform the electric power industry and leave traditional business models in the dust.
How hybrid will shape the cloud battle in 2019
Hyperscale cloud firms will fiercely target on-premises enterprise workloads in 2019, says GlobalData.
Why the automation industry is living up to the hype
The use of robots to eliminate mundane and repetitive tasks is helping retailers to cut costs without compromising service quality.
GlobalData: Comms services about to become a utility
According to GlobalData, the recent Optus deals with Origin and Sumo mean that communications services are on their way to becoming a utility.
Alibaba Cloud to close gap with rivals in APAC - GlobalData
Alibaba Cloud has almost 50% of the infrastructure-as-a-service market share in China and its annual revenue grew 101% in FY18.
Global demand for smart meters to skyrocket, but challenges lie ahead
The global smart meter market is riding a wave of popularity as issues such as energy use, aging infrastructure and rising emissions take their toll on traditional systems.
Cloud security a winning strategy to protect valuable data
Software-defined networking may be key to tackling security concerns about ever-increasing amounts of data in the enterprise space, says GlobalData.