Five innovations that will change our lives in the next five years
IBM unveiled the annual “IBM 5 in 5” (#ibm5in5). This is a list of scientific innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live, and interact during the next five years. The list...
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...
‘Organizations falsely equate IT security spending with maturity’
Organizations spend an average of 5.6 percent of the overall IT budget on IT security and risk management, according to the most recent IT Key Metrics Data from Gartner. However, IT security spending...
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,...
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.
Cisco maintains big lead in enterprise infrastructure
Across seven key enterprise infrastructure segments, vendor revenues for the last four quarters declined by 1% on an annualized basis, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. Aggregate...
Over half of business are unprepared for European General Data Protection Regulation
More than half of organizations have failed to begin any work on meeting minimum General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, according to The Global Databerg Report by Veritas Technologies...
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...
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...
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...
2017 will trigger significant changes for several industries
Global IT transformation will trigger significant changes for several industries in the coming year, acording to interconnection and data center company Equinix. 2017 will be the year of multi-cloud...
Millions of smartphones will get machine learning capabilities within 12 months
Over 300 million smartphones, or more than one-fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device in the next 12 months, predicts Deloitte in the 16th edition of...
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,...
Slight decline in spending on enterprise infrastructure
Spending on enterprise infrastructure has declined slightly in 2016. New data from Synergy Research Group shows that across seven key enterprise infrastructure segments, vendor revenues for the last...
20 percent of user interactions on smartphones will take place via personal assistants by 2019
Advances in various technologies will drive users to interact with their smartphones in more intuitive ways, said Gartner. The research firm predicts that, by 2019, 20 percent of all user...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquires Cloud Cruiser
Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces a definitive agreement to acquire Cloud Cruiser, a provider of cloud consumption analytics software that enables customers to manage and optimize public, private...
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...
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...
More than 300 hyperscale datacenters active worldwide
The number of large data centers operated by hyperscale providers hit the 300 mark in December, after a flurry of year-end data center openings by Amazon, Google and Alibaba. Despite a major ongoing...
Microsoft acquires software developer Simplygon
Microsoft acquires Simplygon, developer of automatic 3D data-optimization solutions. This acquisition accelerates Microsoft’s 3D For Everyone vision and strategy, which was introduced with the...