How Small Developer Teams Drive the Internet of Things

A recent study found 70% of IoT developers work in small teams, most of them in start-ups of under 50 people. Small, agile teams dominate the search for the next killer app. That should come as no surprise – it takes a lot of flexibility to venture out in the complete unknown.

via VisionMobile

Software Defined Networking has Grown by 65 Percent in 2014

The Software Defined Networking (SDN) Market is forecast to grow more than 65% in 2014, versus 2013.  With architectures ratified and production deployments under way, Network Security Appliances and Ethernet Switches will continue to comprise the majority of SDNs impact, with SDN gaining a foothold outside of the major cloud computing service providers.

via Dell’Oro

Exploring the Mobile Internet Investment Review Q3 2014

The Digi-Capital “Mobile Internet Billions” list has grown to 32 billion-dollar companies — adding $11.4 billion shareholder value in Q3 2014 alone.  “That’s $125 million value added every day of Q3 to reach a combined $163 billion valuation, only 7 years after the launch of the iPhone,” said Digi-Capital Managing Director Tim Merel.

via Digi-Capital

Marketing Software Revenues will Reach $32 Billion in 2018

A new IDC study forecasts that revenues for marketing software solutions are expected to grow from approximately $20.2 billion in 2014 to more than $32.3 billion in 2018, with a compound annual growth rate CAGR of 12.4%. From 2014 to 2018, IDC estimates that organizations will spend a total of $130 billion on software for marketing departments.

via IDC

How History can Teach Us about the Future of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing is now where electricity was in 1890. There are still homes and offices across the world that each protect and support their own data-storage device. Hundreds of millions of television set-top boxes and video recorders purr quietly in homes across the world – each hosting gigabytes of storage.

via The Guardian

How YouTube Content Creator Channels can Help Marketers

YouTube has unmatched depth and diversity of content, combined with a user base spanning nearly every demographic on the planet. It presents marketers with unique opportunities to reach target audiences, according to eMarketer. U.S. video ad revenues for the site are expected to rise 39.2% this year to $1.13 billion.

via eMarketer

Upside Growth Potential for Mobile Productivity Apps

As we approach the end of 2014, it’s important to revisit the enterprise mobility application marketplace. Clearly, the mobile cloud apps trend will be far reaching in 2015 — it will touch every department within many organizations and it will be adopted by most forward-thinking industries.

via Digital Lifescapes

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