Archive by Author | David H Deans

Globalization is Now Driven by Digital Transformation

digital transformation market research

Digitization has transformed everything: the nature of the goods changing hands, the universe of potential suppliers and customers, the method of delivery, and the capital and scale required. Globalization is no longer exclusively the domain of Fortune 500 firms.

Source: World Economic Forum

Telcos Reconsider Public Cloud Services Market Development


Despite service providers generating over $4.5 billion in public cloud revenue in 2015, the segment is still dominated by incumbents, particularly AWS and Google, as pricing competition makes pure public cloud unprofitable without the hyperscale.

Source: TBR

Converged Systems Transform the Enterprise Data Center

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According to IDC, the converged systems market increased revenue 11 percent year-over-year to $2.5 billion during 1Q16. The market generated 1,367 petabytes of new storage capacity shipments during the quarter, which was up 36.2% compared to the same period a year ago.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How Cloud Services Disrupt the Videoconferencing Market

videoconferencing market research

In the first quarter of 2016 (Q1 2016), video conferencing revenue declined 22 percent quarter-over-quarter to $701 million due to lower seasonal demand, according the the latest worldwide market study by IHS Technology.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

American IoT Market Revenue will Reach $357 Billion in 2019

internet of things market research

The progressive American companies have adopted the notion that there’s real value in connecting their Things to the public Internet. IDC forecasts that U.S. firms will invest more than $232 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) hardware, software and services market in 2016.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Global Search for Digital Savvy IT Talent Intensifies

digital transformation talent market research

Everest Group estimates that the global digital services talent market is currently 300,000 to 350,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) strong and accounts for 5 to 7 percent of the global IT-BP industry. Going forward, they expect this share to increase, owing to the annual rate of growth of digital services market (14 to 18 percent).

Source: Everest Group

UK Online Retail Sales to Exceed £67 Billion in 2016

UK online retail market research

UK retail ecommerce sales are set to exceed £67 billion in 2016, fueled by some impressive growth in smartphone-based buying. The UK is a world leader in terms of retail ecommerce’s share of total retail sales, and by 2020 digital retail sales will represent a 22.6% share.

Source: eMarketer


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