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...
Cloud adoption strategies will influence more than half of IT outsourcing deals through 2020
The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 18 percent in 2017 to total $246.8 billion, up from $209.2 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. The highest growth will come from...
Verizon will pay $350 million less to acquire Yahoo
Verizon Communications and Yahoo announce that they have amended the existing terms of their agreement for the purchase of Yahoo's operating business. Under the amended terms, Verizon and Yahoo have...
Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace launched in the Netherlands
The Kingdom of the Netherlands, together with The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) and the EastWest Institute (EWI) announced the establishment of the Global Commission on the Stability of...
Worldwide spending on public cloud services will reach $122.5 billion in 2017
The worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach $122.5 billion in 2017, according to a new update to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Public...
Worldwide business intelligence and analytics market to reach $18.3 billion in 2017
Global revenue in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics software market is forecast to reach $18.3 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.3 percent from 2016, according to the latest forecast from...
Salesforce introduces Service Cloud Einstein
Salesforce announced the intelligent customer service platform Service Cloud Einstein. With Service Cloud Einstein, companies can use artificial intelligence to manage the increasing complexity of...
IT departments are having a hard time keeping the cloud safe
Close to 40 percent of the cloud services are commissioned without the involvement of IT. This leads to more security risks for companies, according to research by Intel Security.
IBM Security completes acquisition of Agile 3 Solutions
IBM Security has completed the acquisition of Agile 3 Solutions. The software of Agile 3 Solutions is used by the C-Suite and senior executives to better visualize, understand and manage risks...
Apple sold more smartphones in fourth quarter than Samsung
Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 428.5 million units during the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16), resulting in 6.9% growth when compared to the 400.7 million units shipped in the final quarter of...
Worldwide IT spending will reach nearly $2.4 trillion in 2017
Worldwide revenues for information technology (IT) products and services are forecast to reach nearly $2.4 trillion in 2017, an increase of 3.5% over 2016. International Data Corporation (IDC)...
Business Update: ITWNET in 2017
The Management & IT Symposium 2017 was recently held in the Dutch city of Bussum. It’s the first edition of the symposium organized by ITWNET Netherlands. The event marks the beginning of a new...
Organizations will increasingly be valued on their information portfolios
By 2021, the prevalence of equity analysts valuing organizations' information portfolios in valuing businesses themselves will spark formal internal information valuation and auditing practices,...
8.4 billion connected ‘things’ will be in use in 2017
8.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016, according to Gartner. The market will be worth 20.4 billion by 2020. Total spending on endpoints and services...
Salesforce acquires user experience design agency Sequence
Salesforce has acquired Sequence, a user experience design agency based out of San Francisco and New York. Sequence works for clients such as Best Buy, Apple and Google. As part of Salesforce, the...
AWS maintains its dominant position in the public cloud services market
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is maintaining its dominant share of the burgeoning public cloud services market at over 40%, according to new Q4 data from Synergy Research Group. The three main chasing...
Certificate-related outages affect 79 percent of businesses
Certificate-related outages negatively impact the reliability and availability of vital systems and services, according to research by provider of protection for cryptographic keys and digital...
‘Worldwide datacenter colocation and wholesale market revenue will reach $48bn by 2021’
The global colocation and wholesale market revenue will surpass $48bn by 2021 in its latest quarterly release of our Datacenter KnowledgeBase (DCKB), projects 451 Research. The DCKB tracks nearly 4,...