News Index

Digital Transformation to Drive $1.2 Trillion in Tech Spending This Year
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on February 24, 2017
It's a good time to be an IT vendor as enterprises rush to adopt modern business processes and work styles, suggests IDC's latest forecast.
Public Cloud Services Market Flirts with the Quarter-Billion-Dollar Mark
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on February 22, 2017
Gartner forecasts that the cloud computing market will reach $247 billion this year before growth rates begin to taper off.
Public Cloud Spending to Jump 24% in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on February 21, 2017
Global spending on public cloud infrastructure and services will hit $122.5 billion, according to IDC's latest forecast.
BI and Analytics Market to Cross $18 Billion Mark in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on February 17, 2017
Gartner forecasts the market will grow more than 7 percent this year as businesses continue to adopt software tools that seeker deeper insights into their operations.
VR Market to Hit $64 Billion by 2021
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on February 13, 2017
Increased demand from both consumers and businesses will push VR device shipments to over $100 million in a few short years, forecasts ABI Research.
8.4 Billion 'Things' to Light Up the IoT in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on February 07, 2017
The number of connected devices feeding data into the Internet of Things will jump more than 30 percent this year and help pour nearly $2 trillion into the world economy.
Microsoft, Google and IBM Cloud Growth Eclipses Smaller Players
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on February 03, 2017
When cloud giants compete, it's the smaller providers that suffer, finds Synergy Research.
Tablet Market Doldrums Continue
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on February 02, 2017
Buyers are picking up fewer iPads and other tablets, a slump that has lasted over two years according to IDC's latest analysis of the market.
Data Scientist, DevOps Engineer and DBA Among Top IT Jobs for 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on January 30, 2017
Looking for a career change? Here are some of the best tech jobs in the U.S., according to Glassdoor.
Smartphone In-App Transactions on the Rise
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on January 26, 2017
In-app spending climbed last year despite a general unwillingness to pay for apps by most smartphone owners, finds Gartner.
HPE Snaps Up Cloud Metering Specialist Cloud Cruiser
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on January 24, 2017
Cloud Cruiser's largest customer brings the cloud usage analytics technology in-house.
Chip Market to Rise More Than 7% in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on January 23, 2017
Increased demand for pricier memory chips and the ever-growing Internet of Things will help push the semiconductor market past $364 billion this year, says Gartner.
AI Adoption Set to Take Off in the Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on January 20, 2017
Businesses may be bullish about putting artificial intelligence technologies to work but ethical concerns are putting a damper on things, finds a new study from Infosys.
Retailers Taking the Slow Road to Digital Transformation
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on January 19, 2017
By dragging their feet on digital transformation, retailers are failing to achieve their full sales potential.
Deloitte Blockchain Lab Opens in NYC
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on January 12, 2017
In Wall Street's shadow, Deloitte's new practice opens in what may be a "make or break" year for blockchain.
Mobility and Digital Workspaces Promote Positive ROI
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on January 11, 2017
Businesses that invest in mobile initiatives are getting a lot of bang for their buck, finds a new study from VMware.
IBM Sees Increasing Promise for AI in the Next Five Years
By Sean Michael Kerner | News Article Published on January 05, 2017
IBM's annual 5in5 forecast predicts the emergence of five key innovations, with a strong foundation in Artificial Intelligence.
IoT Hardware Spending to Hit $400 Billion by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on January 05, 2017
Worldwide spending on IoT-enabled devices, software and other solutions will vault over the $1 trillion mark in 2020, predicts IDC.
Cloud Market on Track to Cross $150 Billion Mark
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on January 04, 2017
Brisk IaaS and PaaS demand helped cloud providers reach new heights last year, finds Synergy Research.
Get Used to Siri and Google Now: The World's Get Chattier
By Pedro Hernandez | News Article Published on December 27, 2016
Gartner predicts that a fifth of smartphone interactions will involve virtual personal assistants like Apple's Siri and Google Now in a few short years.