Cisco completes acquisition of AppDynamics
Cisco has completed the acquisition of AppDynamics, specialized in application and business monitoring. Together, Cisco and AppDynamics will deliver visibility across the network, data center,...
European Commission: ‘Facebook, Twitter and Google+ must comply with EU consumer rules’
EU consumer authorities and organisations have received a growing number of complaints from consumers, who have been targeted by fraud or scams when using social media websites, as well as having...
Western European mobility revenues to reach $224.8 billion in 2017
Western European mobility revenues will reach $224.8 billion in 2017, with a marginal increase of 0.1% over 2016, according to the Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide from International Data...
Dell EMC, Cisco and HPE are tied for leadership in cloud infrastructure equipment
New Q4 data from Synergy Research Group shows that Dell EMC, Cisco and HPE are essentially tied for leadership of the strategically important cloud infrastructure equipment market. For years HPE and...
Application and infrastructure middleware software market revenue will reach $27 billion in 2017
The worldwide application integration and middleware (AIM) software market continues to grow faster than the overall infrastructure software market, with revenue on pace to surpass $27 billion in...
Detection and response is top security priority for organizations in 2017
Enterprises are transforming their security spending strategy in 2017, moving away from prevention-only approaches to focus more on detection and response, according to research firm Gartner....
Big data and business analytics revenues to reach $150.8 billion in 2017
Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics (BDA) will reach $150.8 billion in 2017, according to the Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from International Data...
IBM and Salesforce integrate IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein
IBM and Salesforce announce a global strategic partnership to deliver joint solutions designed to leverage artificial intelligence and enable companies to make smarter decisions. With the partnership...
EMEA server spending declines by 12.9% in 4Q16
In 4Q16, the EMEA server market reported a year-on-year (YoY) decline in vendor revenues of 12.9% to $3.4 billion and a YoY decrease of 4.7% in units shipped to just under 600,000. Looking at the...
Microsoft leads in SaaS market
The enterprise SaaS market grew 32% year on year to reach almost $13 billion in quarterly revenues, with ERP and collaboration being the highest growth segments, according to new Q4 data from Synergy...
Major update for PRINCE2 method for project management
PRINCE2, a method for project management, has undergone a major update. Its the first update for the method since 2009. PRINCE2 is the method of choice for over a million certified practitioners...
Technology markets are in for a rocky ride over the next 18 months
With economic uncertainty and volatility impacting business and consumer confidence, technology markets are in for a rocky ride over the next 18 months, according to the latest Worldwide Black Book...
IBM unveils roadmap for commercial IBM Q quantum systems
IBM announced an initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems. “IBM Q” quantum systems and services will be delivered via the IBM Cloud platform. While technologies...
Worldwide enterprise storage systems revenue declined by 6.7% in Q4 2016
The total worldwide enterprise storage systems revenue was down 6.7% year over year while reaching $11.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16), according to the International Data Corporation...
Human error took down AWS’s S3
Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Simple Storage Service (S3) was hit by an outage last Tuesday. The outage caused multiple popular websites and services to be temporarily unavailable. The problems were...
Worldwide server revenue declined 1.9 percent in Q4 2016
The worldwide server revenue declined 1.9 percent year over year in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to Gartner. Shipments fell 0.6 percent from the fourth quarter of 2015. In all of 2016,...
Cybercriminals have an advantage over businesses
Cybercriminals have an advantage over big businesses, according to a survey by Intel Security in partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). This advantage is created...
Worldworld mobility spending will reach $1.57 Trillion in 2017
Worldwide mobility revenues will reach $1.57 trillion in 2017, an increase of 2.6% over 2016, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide from International Data...
Internet of Things initiatives will have a significant impact on IT infrastructure
Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure spending is making inroads into enterprise IT budgets across a diverse set of industry verticals, according to the IoT IT Infrastructure Survey by...
Organizations will spend more than $1.2 trillion on digital transformation in 2017
Companies worldwide will spend more than $1.2 trillion on digital transformation (DX) technologies in 2017, according to the Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide from International Data...