More articles by Pedro Hernandez

Tablet Market Contracted 7% in Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 31, 2015
OS updates and bigger smartphones are taking a bite out of the tablet market, IDC discovers.
Microsoft Unleashes Windows 10 on a Post-PC World
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published July 29, 2015
The newest version of the software giant's flagship operating system harkens back to its desktop roots, but Microsoft is setting its sights much higher.
Enterprise Mobility Hiring Demand Favors Developers
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 28, 2015
Half of all companies will be hiring mobile-savvy IT workers this year -- and developers have an edge.
Smartphone Market Grew Nearly 12% in Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 24, 2015
Strong demand for Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus helped the market end the second quarter on a positive note.
SAP's Putting a Young Apple Watch to Work
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 23, 2015
IBM and Salesforce aren't the only IT heavyweights bullish on Apple Watch. German software giant SAP is also wading into wearables.
Apple Shipped 4.2 Million Smartwatches in Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 21, 2015
The device maker leads the market for wearable bands on its first try, according to IT market research firm Canalys.
Enterprises Taking a Calculated Approach to the Internet of Things: Red Hat
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published July 17, 2015
Businesses are "deliberate" in their IoT strategy, finds a survey from Red Hat and TechValidate.
Cloud Costs Drop Faster for Hagglers: 451 Research
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published July 16, 2015
Want lower prices from cloud providers? Businesses that negotiate their rates in advance get bigger discounts.
Sysdig Raises $10.7M for Container Monitoring
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published July 14, 2015
The company scores millions in VC funding and officially launches its Sysdig Cloud container monitoring and troubleshooting platform.
PC Market Slump Continues: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published July 10, 2015
Shipments of PCs dropped nearly 12 percent last quarter as the industry geared up for this month's launch of Windows 10.
Avast Eyes Enterprise Mobility Market with Remotium Buy
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published July 9, 2015
The antimalware company seeks to provide secure and private access to enterprise applications on smartphones, tablets and PCs by snapping up the mobile virtualization.
Enterprise Wearables in the U.S. an $8.5 Billion Market by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 1, 2015
Businesses will experience an explosion of wearables at work, according to a new forecast from Compass Intelligence.
IoT Potentially an $11 Trillion Market by 2025: McKinsey
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published June 29, 2015
Manufacturers, smart cities and healthcare companies will help pump trillions of dollars into the Internet of Things market over the next ten years.
Over 105 Million Mobile Workers in the U.S. by 2020: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published June 26, 2015
Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers will get their jobs done on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
Samsung and Red Hat Eye the Enterprise Mobile App Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Open Source Article Published June 24, 2015
The companies aim to help businesses mobilize their workloads using Red Hat's new mobile app platform.
IBM's Aspera Paves an IoT Data Expressway
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published June 18, 2015
With the company's cloud-friendly Big Data transfer technology, Aspera is helping customers brace for the impending flood of Internet of Things traffic.
Coveo Lassos the Cloud for Enterprise Search
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published June 17, 2015
The company turns to cloud computing for unified, intelligent enterprise search services.
Living Services Sprouting in the Wake of the Internet of Things: Accenture
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published June 15, 2015
Intelligent IT services are about to get an IoT-fueled boost, presenting businesses with new opportunities and challenges.
Over 145 Million Cellular Business IoT Connections by 2020: Compass Intelligence
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published June 12, 2015
Businesses, not consumers, will drive most of the cellular IoT traffic over the next few years, according a new forecast.
Samsung's Two-Pronged Invasion of the Mobile Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published June 11, 2015
The Korean device maker aims to become a fixture of mobile workforces with its KNOX MDM tech and new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.
Catalogic Releases Docker-Delivered ECX Copy Data Management
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published June 9, 2015
The company's VMware-friendly ECX copy data management software now supports the Docker container technology and NetApp's full storage portfolio.
Strong Post-Holiday Demand Lifts Wearables Market by 200% in Q1: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published June 4, 2015
Vendors shipped 11.4 million wearable devices last quarter, even as consumers were recovering from the holiday shopping season and waiting for the Apple Watch.
Internet of Things Market to Hit $1.7 Trillion by 2020: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published June 2, 2015
IT spending will explode over the next few years as businesses race to capitalize on an increasingly connected world.
Phablets Take a Bite Out of the Tablet Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published May 29, 2015
Smartphones with beefy screens are contributing to declining demand for tablets, according to IDC.
Lenovo's Wearables Vision Includes a Dual-Screen Smartwatch
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published May 28, 2015
In the post-PC era, the Chinese technology company sets its sights on smartwatches, flashy smartphones and the IoT-enabled smart home at Lenovo Tech World.
EMC Acquires Virtustream for $1.2 Billion in Enterprise Cloud App Push
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published May 26, 2015
The data storage giant makes a major move into enterprise cloud services by snapping up the hybrid cloud management company.
IBM Joins Wearables Fray with Enterprise Apple Watch Apps
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published May 22, 2015
Building on IBM's MobileFirst for iOS program, the company builds apps that put Apple's wearable to work.
Internet of Things Market to Expand 19% in 2015: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published May 21, 2015
Demand for smart signage will help the market for Internet of Things to grow at a healthy clip this year.
Cloud IaaS Market to Grow Nearly 33% in 2015: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published May 19, 2015
The market for cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service solutions will hit over $16 billion, but Gartner warns of darker skies ahead.
Citrix Lays the Groundwork for Workspace Automation with Octoblu IoT Tech
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published May 15, 2015
The company previews its vision of adaptive, mobile-friendly workplaces based on the Octoblu IoT platform and new WorkspaceHub hardware.
Citrix Approaches MDM from Workspace Perspective
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published May 12, 2015
Rather than simply locking down smartphones and tablets, Citrix is focused on securely delivering app experiences to users on any device.
SAP Tackles the Internet of Things with HANA Cloud, Partners
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published May 7, 2015
The company lines up major supporters for the company's cloud-based Internet of Things business services and application platform.
Manufacturers and Utilities Are Leading the IoT Charge with 600M 'Things'
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published May 1, 2015
Factories and power companies have the most sensors and devices on the Internet of Things, but retailers are closing in.
Tablet Demand Wanes in Q1 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published April 30, 2015
Worldwide tablet shipments drop for the second straight quarter, according to IDC.
IoT Workloads Up 750% by 2019: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published April 28, 2015
The Internet of Things is expected to grow exponentially over the next few years and data centers operators will be the ones to bear the brunt.
Businesses Urged to Make Time for Apple Watch
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published April 24, 2015
Spelling good news for Apple's new smartwatch, a study from MobileIron reveals that mobile professionals are eager to put their wearables to work.
Avni Fast-Tracks Cloud Application Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published April 22, 2015
Fresh out of stealth mode, the startup launches software that enables developers and businesses to cloudify their applications in minutes.
HP and Dell Lead Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published April 20, 2015
The growing popularity of cloud applications and services pushed IT infrastructure spending to $8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, reports IDC.
Survey: 9% of U.S. Adults Will Own Smartwatches by 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published April 17, 2015
Apple may be onto something: NPD Group predicts that as smartwatches grow more popular, the market for dedicated activity trackers will decline.
ARM Dives into Low-Power IoT Communications
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published April 16, 2015
The mobile chip company launches its Cordio portfolio of wireless Internet of Things communications technologies after acquiring Bluetooth specialists Wicentric and Sunrise Micro Devices.
Movidius Raises $40 Million to Open IoT's Eyes
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published April 14, 2015
The company ramps up its efforts to imbue the Internet of Things with sight using its low-power visual processor technology.
IoT, Wearables Fuel Booming Sensor Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published April 9, 2015
Rising demand for wearable and Internet of Things devices is pushing sensor shipments higher and driving prices lower, according to IC Insights.
DRAM Boosts Chip Sales in 2014: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published April 8, 2015
Semiconductor revenues climbed nearly 8 percent last year thanks to the industry's appetite for more memory.
Security, Privacy Rank Among the Top IoT Concerns: CompuCom
By Pedro Hernandez | Security Article Published April 3, 2015
A new survey reveals that IT professionals are apprehensive about security and data privacy as the Internet of Things continues to expand.
AirWatch and Palo Alto Networks Team for Secure MDM
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published April 1, 2015
VMware's mobile device management unit and the network security specialist announce new integrations that help keep mobile users and their data safe.
Wearables Market to More than Double in 2015: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 30, 2015
Shipments of wearable devices will grow by 133.4 percent this year, thanks, in part, to the soon-to-be-released Apple Watch.
PC Sales to Drop 7% in 2015: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published March 20, 2015
Declining demand and recent global currency shifts are putting the squeeze on PC makers.
Health Wearables a $41 Billion Market by 2020: IndustryARC
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published March 18, 2015
The analyst firm predicts a boom in medical and fitness wearables as doctors aim for better outcomes and customers pursue healthier lifestyles.
Barracuda Extends Secure MDM to Android
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 17, 2015
After locking down Apple iOS for educators, the company targets businesses with mixed mobile device environments.
iPad Slips, Microsoft Gains as Tablet Market Growth Slows: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 13, 2015
While off its lofty highs, the tablet market is expected to continue to make gains thanks to business demand, albeit slower.
Average Large Enterprise Is Riddled with 2,400 Dodgy Mobile Apps: Veracode
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 11, 2015
Add secure MDM to the growing pile of enterprise IT priorities. Most large businesses have thousands of mobile apps that can be leaking data and putting their users at risk.
Apple to Claim Smartwatch Crown in 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 6, 2015
Strategy Analytics predicts that the Apple Watch will take a slim majority of the smartwatch market this year.
JAMF Updates Apple-Flavored Bushel MDM Platform
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 3, 2015
JAMF Software's new, novice-friendly MDM solution works Wi-Fi network management into its first major update.
Kaspersky MDM 'Knox' on Samsung Devices
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 2, 2015
The data security company adds Samsung Knox MDM and new self-service capabilities to its blended security-MDM platform.
Android Dominated the Mobile OS Market in 2014: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 27, 2015
Google and Apple accounted for over 96 percent of all smartphone shipments last year, with the former leading the pack.
Mobi Acquires ArchTech to Bolster Enterprise MDM Services Suite
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 26, 2015
The managed enterprise mobility services specialist is looking to lend IT departments a helping hand by snapping up a fellow mobile deployment and support specialist.
Verizon: 5.4 Billion B2B IoT Connections by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 23, 2015
Enterprise IoT adoption is picking up as organizations explore new business opportunities and look to redefine customer experiences.
Apple to Sell 20 Million Smartwatches in 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 19, 2015
The company's smartwatch is expected to have a huge impact on the wearable devices market when it arrives later this year, predicts CCS Insight.
Wearables Vendors Shipped 720,000 Android Wear Devices Last Year: Canalys
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 12, 2015
A slow start or just the tip of the iceberg? Android Wear shipments fail to crack into seven-figure territory, but the numbers don't tell the full story.
Enterprise Mobile Device Enrollment Rose 72% in 2014: Citrix
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 10, 2015
Smartphone and tablet adoption picked up in the workplace last year, led by Apple's popular iOS devices.
Actifio Taps the Cloud for Business Continuity
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published February 9, 2015
Company's new Actifio One provides data protection and cloud-enabled application availability in a single product.
Apps to Push Mobile Data Traffic Up 59% This Year: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 6, 2015
Data centers and telecoms will manage tens of millions of terabytes this year due to the growing popularity of mobile apps and video.
Businesses Are Bracing for the Internet of Things: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published February 4, 2015
Forty percent of business and IT leaders expect the Internet of Things to affect their organizations within three years.
Tablet Shipments Dipped in Q4 2014
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 3, 2015
Vendors experienced the first year-over-year decline in tablet shipments last quarter, but sales were up for the year.
ARM's Mobile, Wearables and IoT Predictions for 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published January 22, 2015
The leading mobile processor company lists its technology predictions for the New Year, and signs point to smarter, more interconnected IT landscape.
JAMF Launches Bushel Cloud MDM Service for Apple Devices
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published January 15, 2015
New cloud-based mobile device management solution from JAMF offers workgroups and SMBs enterprise-grade control over iPhones, iPads and Macs.
IT Spending to Reach $3.8 Trillion in 2015: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published January 12, 2015
Enterprise software is expected to lead IT spending growth this year as Gartner revises its forecast downward in the face of a strengthening U.S. dollar.
BlackBerry Bringing BBM to Android Smartwatches
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published January 8, 2015
Time for a chat? The smartphone maker is bringing its messaging service to smartwatches that support Android Wear.
Good Technology Adds Data Billing Management to MDM Toolkit
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published January 6, 2015
Now employees don't have to worry about racking up personal charges while conducting work on the go.
Wearables Get Down to Business in 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 29, 2014
Play time is over. The industry is setting the stage for workplace wearables in 2015 and beyond.
Wearable Device Shipments to Hit 168 Million Units in 2019
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 19, 2014
A new forecast from Berg Insight predicts that the wearables market will explode in a few short years.
Smartphone Sales Jumped 20% in Q3: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 16, 2014
A strong iPhone 6 launch, demand from emerging markets and low-cost Android models from China helped drives sales of smartphones skyward during the third quarter.
UI Woes Slam the Brakes on Mobile App Projects
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 11, 2014
Half of all mobile app development projects run into trouble due to user interface issues.
Wearables Go Mass Market in 2015: Forrester
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 9, 2014
Next year is shaping up to be a tipping point for the wearable device market, according to a new forecast from Forrester.
Internet of Things to Revolutionize the IT Department: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Networks Article Published December 4, 2014
Say good-bye to business as usual. IDC expects IoT to have a transformational effect on the data center -- on entire organizations, in fact -- within just a few short years.




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