The open source model could and should be applied in all kinds of research and development, not only in software. If science were to adopt an open model, there would be savings in costs and efforts involving redundant processes and the means by which results are obtained could be accelerated.
Applications software revenue in the Americas grew 8.8 percent year-to-year in 2014, while GDP growth was estimated at 3.5 percent. TBR believes the uptick in spending comes from cloud adoption moving into early-majority status. Hybrid cloud enables this flexible consumption process that also changes the technical skills required to monitor and manage the underlying IT and network infrastructure.
Hyperscale competitors can rise up and disrupt traditional businesses at speeds that surprise the unprepared. Digitization catalyzes rapid growth by creating network effects and evaporating marginal costs — the cost of storing, transporting, and replicating data is almost zero.
The overall enterprise networking market will grow at a 5.9 percent CAGR through 2018, reaching $99 billion in revenue — due to double-digit CAGRs in the wireless networks and security segments, according to the latest global market study by Technology Business Research (TBR).
Cable companies around the globe continue to invest in network infrastructure to meet consumer demand for broadband internet access and better tiered service offerings. Globally, CCAP, CMTS, edge QAM and CMC equipment revenue totaled $493 million in 4Q14, an 11 percent sequential increase.
The augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) markets are experiencing increased growth potential, from new devices and new content, to existing content that’s being adapted to make use of the emerging communication medium.
Cloud service brokerage market development is still in the early stages. A recent survey of enterprise cloud adopters showed a near even three-way split between adopting, considering or not planning to adopt brokerage services, according to the latest market study by Technology Business Research (TBR).