The cloud deployment idea has been sweeping across the landscape for the past several years, causing many CIOs to reevaluate how they license and deploy software, and how they think of their IT budgets. IDC projects the cloud software market will make up over 20% of the worldwide software market by 2018, contributing to almost half of projected growth in the software industry through 2018.
Investment in big data technologies continues to expand, according to a recent market study by Gartner, which found that 73 percent of survey respondents have invested or plan to invest in big data in the next 24 months — that’s up from 64 percent in 2013. Organizations are starting to move on their big data investment strategy. Moreover, the number stating they had no plans for big data investment fell from 31 percent in 2013 to 24 percent in 2014.
Telecom Network APIs capitalize on existing network infrastructure to create a vast array of business opportunities for carriers worldwide to offer B2B services in a Data as a Service (DaaS) basis, which represents a fast growing revenue stream. The telecom networks API market will grow at a CAGR of 28 % between 2014 and 2019, eventually accounting for $146 Billion in global revenue by the end of 2019.
The global enterprise video conferencing and telepresence market totaled $752 million in the second quarter of 2014 — that’s up 5% sequentially, and up 2% from the year-ago quarter. Endpoint shipments increased 66% in 2Q14 from 2Q13, to 4.4 million, owing to growth in software sales. Infonetics expects the worldwide enterprise telepresence and video conferencing market to grow to $3.3 billion in 2018.
Organizations that fail to set clear mobility strategies are in grave danger of losing out to the competition, and a complete failure to embrace this new reality will have potentially catastrophic consequences. The convergence of IT and telecommunications that’s enabled by mobility is empowering businesses to virtualize their processes, and thereby increase productivity.
An increasing number of North American businesses are realizing the value of deploying mobile software applications for use by their workers. In fact, in a recent Frost & Sullivan Mobile Applications survey, 73% of respondents reported already having one or more employee-facing mobile applications in place. The bulk of these users – 48% of the total survey sample – have from one to 10 apps deployed to some degree.
via Frost & Sullivan
The OpenStack technology market, which is still in the early-adopter stage of market development, will grow from an estimated $883 million in revenue during 2014 to reach $3.3 billion by 2018, as vendors increasingly adopt the open-source platform for developing their applications and enterprises deploy the infrastructure for hybrid cloud services.
That accelerating OpenStack adoption represents a CAGR of 40 percent for the six years ending in 2018.