News Index

CMOs and Corporate Sales Leaders are Fans of AI
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 08, 2017
Marketing and sales executives are adding AI to their technology toolkit, according to a new study from IBM and Oxford Economics.
AI Chatbots in Business to Deliver Big Savings
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 07, 2017
AI-powered chatbots are poised to save businesses billions of dollars, according to Juniper Research.
Frenzied Deal Making Hits North American Data Center Market
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 03, 2017
The first half of 2017 set new records for data center M&A activity, according to a new report from JLL.
Smartphone Market Dipped Slightly in Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on August 02, 2017
Following a strong start to the year, the smartphone market paused to catch its breath.
Samsung's Artik Cloud Turns the Internet of Things into a Revenue Stream
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 31, 2017
The company's new Artik Cloud Monetization for the Internet of Things service opens up new revenue opportunities for OEMs.
Amazon Continues to Dominate Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 28, 2017
Rivals are gaining fast, but AWS has a big head start and isn't giving up its perch at the top anytime soon.
Vendor Lock-in Fears Hinder Cloud Migrations
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 26, 2017
A new study from Stratoscale finds that businesses are concerned that public cloud providers will hold their workloads and data hostage.
Big Data Analytics Startup Iguazio Raises $33 Million
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 25, 2017
Verizon and Dell back a company whose big data platform enables real-time business analytics at the edge.
SMB Software and Services Spending on the Rise
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 24, 2017
Over the next few years, SMB IT spending is increasingly shifting away from devices and toward digital transformation-enabling software and services offerings.
ROI (Not Security) the Most Immediate IoT Challenge
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 21, 2017
While security is a major concern, professionals are having a tougher time making a financial case for Internet of Things, finds a new study from Canonical.
Artificial Intelligence to Assimilate Software Industry
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 19, 2017
Gartner predicts that practically all software released by 2020 will offer AI capabilities but a combination of runaway hype and ambiguous use of the term is complicating the market.
Growing Cloud Market Lifts Fortunes of Hyperscale Providers
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 18, 2017
The cloud computing market will cross a major revenue milestone in 2020, but most of the spoils will go to hyperscale providers, according to Synergy Research Group.
Blockchain Poised to Deliver Big Savings to Financial Services Firms
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 17, 2017
The technology behind Bitcoin will help save some segments of the financial services market tens of billions of dollars, BIS Research predicts.
Worldwide IT Market Lifted by Cloud and Mobile
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 14, 2017
IDC expects IT spending to climb to $2.1 trillion as cloud providers bulk up their data centers and buyers snap up this year's batch of desirable smartphones.
NTT Data Eyes Healthcare IoT Market with Smart Shirt Tech
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 11, 2017
Having been put through its paces on the race track, the company's smart garment technology and IoT solutions are paving the way for advanced connected health services.
Why Linux Mint Won
By Matt Hartley | News Article Published on July 10, 2017
Larger trends affecting open source mean that now is the time for Linux Mint to take the spotlight.
Smartphones a Bright Spot in Flat Devices Market
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on July 05, 2017
Combined, shipments of PCs, smartphones and tablets will register a slight 0.3 percent decline this year, predicts Gartner.
Cloud IT Infrastructure Accounts for Nearly 40% of All IT Spending
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on June 30, 2017
Large cloud services providers snapped up servers, storage and networking equipment at a brisk pace during the first quarter of 2017, finds IDC.
IoT Is Pivotal to Digital Transformation
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on June 23, 2017
The Internet of Things is the leading digital transformation technology, finds a study from Inmarsat and Vanson Bourne.
Device Vendors Grab Wearables Market by the Wrist
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on June 21, 2017
The wrist is the top target for new offerings in wearable devices over the next few years, predicts IDC.