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More Enterprises Deploy Hybrid IT for Cost Optimization

More Enterprises Deploy Hybrid IT for Cost Optimization

Desktop as a service (DaaS) is expected to have the most significant growth in 2020, increasing 95.4 percent to $1.2 billion. DaaS offers an inexpensive option for enterprises that are supporting the surge of remote workers and their need to securely access enterprise applications from multiple devices and locations.

via Digital Lifescapes

Remote Work: Economic Growth Upside Opportunities

Remote Work: Economic Growth Upside Opportunities

“An overwhelming amount of respondents also say they would like to be allowed to work remotely from the location of their choosing, as well as maintain their current salary. Should they be allowed both, 69% of respondents said they would spend more money on discretionary items.” — Just imagine the upside opportunities for economic growth.

via Nielsen

Intelligent Virtual Assistant Revenue to Reach $50.9 Billion

Intelligent Virtual Assistant Revenue to Reach $50.9 Billion

The global intelligent virtual assistant market — including text-to-speech and speech recognition — is projected to reach $50.9 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of ~6% from 2020 to 2030. North America will dominate the market during the forecast period.

via Transparency

Business ‘Intelligent Automation’ Market Grew by 65 Percent

Business 'Intelligent Automation' Market Grew by 65 Percent

Intelligent Automation in Business Processes (IABP) includes solutions that use a combination of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and advanced analytics to improve business processes. The IABP market, which grew 65% in 2019, will endure muted growth in 2020 due to COVID-19.

via Everest Group

How Savvy B2B Buyers Raised the Bar for Vendors

How Savvy B2B Buyers Raised the Bar for Vendors

“In the future of buying, the buying process transforms from seller-led to buyer-led. The future B2B buyer will expect buying experiences to be increasingly open, connected, intuitive, and immediate:” B2B channel marketing leaders must anticipate and plan for buyers’ evolving expectations.

via Sirius Decisions

The Value of ‘Distributed Cloud’ Computing Models

The Value of 'Distributed Cloud' Computing Models

“Distributed cloud, the next generation of cloud computing, retains the advantages of cloud computing while extending the range and use cases for cloud. CIOs can use distributed cloud models to target location-dependent cloud use cases that will be required in the future.”

via Gartner

Fortune Global 500 2020: $33.3 Trillion in Revenues

Fortune Global 500 2020: $33.3 Trillion in Revenues

The world’s 500 largest companies generated $33.3 trillion in revenues and $2.1 trillion in profits in 2019. Together, this year’s Fortune Global 500 companies employ 69.9 million people worldwide and are represented by 32 countries.

via Fortune

Hybrid Multi-cloud: Why IT Coexistence Strategy Prevails

Hybrid Multi-cloud: Why IT Coexistence Strategy Prevails

For the full year, investments in cloud IT infrastructure will surpass spending on non-cloud infrastructure and reach $69.5 billion or 54.2 percent of the overall IT infrastructure spend. “The most effective ‘well-architected framework’ is open, to enable customer choice.”

via Digital Lifescapes

Remote Work: The Vehicle Traffic Reduction Benefits

Remote Work: The Vehicle Traffic Reduction Benefits

There are 273.6 million vehicles registered in the U.S. — that’s an average of 1.97 cars per household, which could drop to 1.87 post-pandemic. The cumulative effect of people driving less is that the equivalent of 14 million fewer cars will be needed.

via World Economic Forum

The Upside for Cloud Edge Computing and SD-WAN

The Upside for Cloud Edge Computing and SD-WAN

Hyperscale cloud providers and global network carriers have been building stronger relationships and deeper integrations around SD-WAN and networking solutions. The partnerships are a natural fit as more enterprises move business-critical workloads to cloud platforms.

via GlobalData