Tag Archive | open hardware

How Hyperscale Data Centers Boost the IT Server Market

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The ongoing shift to cloud services continues to impact the IT sector. Vendor revenue within the IT computer server market increased 5.1 percent year-over-year to $13.4 billion in the third quarter of 2015 (3Q15) — that’s the sixth consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue growth.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Connected Vehicles Apply More Open Source Technologies

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is already having a significant impact on product development in the automobile industry. As the IoT applications mature, analysts are predicting the increasing adoption of open source hardware and software technologies.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Data Center Hyper-Converged Storage New Adoption Trends

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The architects of today’s hyperscale data centers have rejected the legacy vendor storage products, due to their high-cost and low-efficiency technologies. This progressive trend will also drive changes in traditional enterprise data centers that attempt to match the advances of the leading public cloud service providers.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Cloud IT Infrastructure Growth Continues to Blossom in 2015

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Hardware vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products  — including server, storage, and ethernet switches — for all cloud computing use-cases, grew by 25.1 percent year over year to nearly $6.3 billion in the first quarter of 2015.

via Digital Lifescapes

Hyperscale Data Centers will Drive Open Server Demand

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“Public cloud service providers continue their hyperscale deployment march as both large and mid-sized service providers expand their data center footprints to meet growing cloud computing services demand, led by cloud hosting services,” said Kuba Stolarski, research manager at IDC.

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Hyperscale Data Centers Drive Open Storage Systems Growth

Total worldwide enterprise storage systems revenue grew 7.2% year over year to $10.6 billion during 4Q14. Spending for the full year was up 3.6% to $36.2 billion. Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) selling directly to hyperscale data center customers accounted for 12.8% of global spending.

via IDC

Internet of Things M&A Deals Reached $14.3 Billion in 2014

According to the latest market study by 451 Research, a variety of acquirers increased their mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity within the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace during 2014, spending a combined $14.3 billion to acquire 60 companies.

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Designing Indie Hardware for the Internet of Things Era

A new generation of smart techies has emerged to challenge the false duality of the hardware versus software paradigm. The spiritual heirs of the ham radio operators and homemade rocket enthusiasts of the 1940s and 50s have coalesced to form a maker culture that is quietly subverting the standard industrial model of product design and development.

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How Next-Gen Data Center Fuels More Open Platform Demand

The ongoing shift to next-generation data center architectures continues to impact the legacy vendor community. The advent of cloud and mobile computing — as well as exponential growth in data variety and velocity — is upending the traditional data center innovation model.

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How Open Source 3DR Drone Innovation is Community-Driven

Chris Anderson has a unique perspective on technology-driven innovation. He was the editor in chief of Wired for more than ten years, and he’s written two New York Times best-selling books on the digital economy. Today, he’s CEO of 3DRobotics.

Like the Linux open source innovation phenomenon – there is a fundamental DNA path dependency here.

via BCG